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Caterpillar of Indian Fritillary

Argynnis (formerly Argyreus) hyperbius

Description:

Saw this Caterpillar on the forest floor, black in colour with intense red markings. After posting this find to Philippines Lepidoptera Group, I was told this is the first recorded image of the Larva/Caterpillar of Indian Fritillary, Argynnis (formerly Argyreus) hyperbius.

Habitat:

High altitude montane forest

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4 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 3 years ago

Your welcome, AlbertKang....

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 3 years ago

Thanks, @maplemoth662 :)

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 3 years ago

A very beautiful caterpillar....

AlbertKang
Spotted by
AlbertKang

Banaue, Cordillera Administrative Region, Philippines

Spotted on Sep 30, 2016
Submitted on Oct 4, 2016

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