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Common rose caterpillar with some kind of wasp eggs

Pachliopta aristolochiae

Description:

Today morning I found this caterpillar on an dried Sida plant. It was covered with white spongy material and later it is identified as some kind of wasp eggs. I don't know whether it can complete it's lifecycle. I think it's a kind of parasitism. Eggs are about to be hatched. I think the caterpillar will be the feed for the newly hatched wasps.

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Subin
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Subin

Kerala, India

Spotted on Oct 10, 2019
Submitted on Oct 10, 2019

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