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Giant Swallowtail (early pupa stage)

Papilio cresphontes

Description:

This caterpillar is in the early pupa stage and blends in very well with the branches! The first instar can be seen at: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/223... The third instar at: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/241... The pre-pupal stage at: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/269... Mating adults at: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/699...

Habitat:

Lemon tree in the backyard

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San Diego, California, USA

Spotted on Jun 15, 2013
Submitted on Jun 15, 2013

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