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Blue Mormon Caterpillar

Papilio polymnestor

Description:

is a large swallowtail butterfly . The cata is a huge - It Moves slowly and haltingly. It has a unique habit of securing its balance by weaving silk on the substratum.The fellow has a greenish head and a blue streak in the eye-spot in segments 4 to 5. It has a deep red osmeterium. Found on Citrus plants

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29 Comments (1–25)

induruh
induruh 6 years ago

Awesome =D

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 7 years ago

Awesome colors! Congratulations on Spotting of the Day!

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 7 years ago

Awesome spotting! Congratulations SachindraUmesh!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 7 years ago

Wonderful spot congratulations :)

SachindraUmesh
SachindraUmesh 7 years ago

Thank you everyone =)

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 7 years ago

Congratulations Sachindra. Very beautiful.

Arun
Arun 7 years ago

Congratulations!

KrantiAzad
KrantiAzad 7 years ago

congrats Sachindra !! awesome click

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 7 years ago

So fantastic! Love it! Congratulations!

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 7 years ago

Nice. Looks similar to Papilio demoleus

Jeannette
Jeannette 7 years ago

Cute, congratulations :)

Debbie Stewart
Debbie Stewart 7 years ago

Excellent photos Sachindra and congratulations on the well deserved SOTD

SachindraUmesh
SachindraUmesh 7 years ago

Thank you guys =) =D
This fellow grows up into a real fast flier - Not so sluggish as compared at this stage =)

Wild Things
Wild Things 7 years ago

Congratulations!

naross
naross 7 years ago

Now that is spectacular, Sachindra. What a funny looking fellow. Looks top-heavy, but I bet it grows into the most beautiful butterfly. I'll check out the swallowtail. Well spotted. Neil :-)

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 7 years ago

Gorgeous spotting, congrats!

SachindraUmesh
SachindraUmesh 7 years ago

Thank you everyone =) =)

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 7 years ago

Congratulations!!

SandraPereira
SandraPereira 7 years ago

Awesome ...Congrats !!!

MiaRiaRothenberg
MiaRiaRothenberg 7 years ago

Fotos*

MiaRiaRothenberg
MiaRiaRothenberg 7 years ago

Great foto ~

Congratulations !

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

awesome!!

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 7 years ago

Congratulations Sachindra.. very nice pictuce..

Great capture Sachindra,congrats on the SOTD and thanks for sharing

SachindraUmesh
Spotted by
SachindraUmesh

Sri Lanka

Spotted on May 2, 2013
Submitted on May 2, 2013

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