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My 300th Spotting!!
Another incredible discovery!
Wonderful colors and spotting, Subin!
Thanks Marta RubioTexeira
@ Lauren :)
Nuwan and Bayucca thanks for the id!!@ Bayucca Thanks for all your HARDWORK.checked the links you provided.they were very informative . Thanks again
Ha ha ha bayucca! I have a reason the different ground color :)
Hahaaa..! it should be called Decorated potato (although Christmas also suits it). Just joking! is an excellent spotting! :-)
In this case we probably should call this Christmas Potato (Pomfrittas noelensis)... ;-)...@Nuwan: Do you have an explanation for the different ground color? Usually it is green, not "apricot".
You guys worked so hard on something that is really just a potato!
Nymphalidae, Heliconiinae, for sure, Vagrantini almost for sure. I think it might be the Rustic, Cupha erymanthis, there are several subspecies found in whole India, I am not sure which one is found in your area. I have checked hundreds of pupa pictures and did not find any other similar one. Some markings and the ground color are not 100% matching, but almost ;-)...Please, verify and we have probably need earlystages/Keith vor confirmation or correction...Just a few link to compare:http://ccs-hk.org/DM/butterfly/Nymphal/C...http://www.butterflycircle.com/checklist...http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/100...http://www.butterflycircle.com/checklist...http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cupha_eryma...http://www.flickr.com/photos/balakrishna...http://www.flickr.com/photos/haneesh/532...http://paro6.dnp.go.th/paro6_royal_proje...http://www.bubuleps.com/Cuphaprosope.php...Click on the Cupha erymanthis and click for early stages (no separate window possible).What you guys think of Rustic??
It looks like a really poisonous sprouting potato! Congratulation on reaching 300! The potato was a good choice!
Great one to reach 300! Loos very special :)
Congrats on your 500th.. Unique chrysalis!
Oh congrats Subin! And thank you Tiz. :))
Haha, great comment Chief! I could not agree more :D And a great spotting Subin Sudhakaran, I am happy to have seen this :D Great choice for 300!
Amazing! Amazing! Looks like something fallen from our old valve radio.
Where was all this stuff when i was in Kerala?!
creepy, and congrats on 300!
Spotted on Jul 30, 2013 Submitted on Jul 30, 2013
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