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Dingy Swallowtail larva & pupa

Papilio anactus


Late instar caterpillar plucked from lemon tree.


Photos taken over the space of a week. Raised it to crysalis stage but it did not emerge but turned brown. Appeared to be parasitized upon autopsy months later :( I named him Jareth after the Goblin King. :)

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1 Comment

maplemoth662 2 years ago

A beautiful caterpillar....

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jan 8, 2007
Submitted on Apr 10, 2013

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