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Banana Skipper Butterfly Egg

Erionota thrax


1.5 mm dia. Pink colored egg.


Found on a banana leaf.


A major pest of Banana plants, the caterpillar tears a portion of the leaf and curls it to hide inside and feed. Single egg close-up is here

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dominique.eghlidi 7 years ago

Fantastic find!

sunnyjosef 7 years ago

Thank you magazhu...

sunnyjosef 7 years ago

Thank you Adarsha for your sweet words... Beauty in the macro nature is always there.... one have to just properly expose it to the world... I have visited your gallery and found so many beauties there too!!! You also do a great work with your camera!!!!

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 7 years ago

Amazing and so amazing..I have no words for your crisp and clear awesome spottings..I showed this to my office mates and look on their faces kept me spellbound..Super work Josef...You have some best works :) Even your "India nature watch" collection is extremely beautiful :)

sunnyjosef 7 years ago

Thank you Sckel... Yes, these eggs really looks YUMMY!!!

sunnyjosef 7 years ago

Thank you Mark..

Sckel 7 years ago

hey, sunnyjosef, you found small gelatins again. I'm so happy to see this. is amazing

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Beautiful pest eggs. Nice shots sunnyjoseph

Spotted by

Ernakulam, Kerala, India

Spotted on Aug 7, 2014
Submitted on Aug 7, 2014


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