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Oleander Hawk Moth Pupa (Day 5)

Description:

Day 5 and the colour has darkened and the outer membrane seems thicker. Very sensitive and twitches and jumps when touched. It flicks the head (R side in photo #1) sharply to the side, to move the body.

Notes:

5th instar - http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/165... - http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/170... Pre-Pupa - http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/173... Day 2 - http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/177... Day 3 - http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/175...

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1 Comment

pamsai
pamsai 7 years ago

Added 2 more photos of the upper side of the pupa

pamsai
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pamsai

India

Spotted on Feb 8, 2013
Submitted on Feb 8, 2013

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