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Common Palmfly

Elymnias hypermnestra (Linnaeus, 1763)


Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Insecta, Order: Lepidoptera, Family: Nymphalidae, Genus: Elymnias

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IanWongkar 8 years ago

Taking two pupae in the garden, waiting at home for the hatch. One flight to freedom, and one stolen by jumping spiders

MickGrant 8 years ago

Good spotting and nice series - where and how?

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

especially like the fourth photo!

IanWongkar 8 years ago

Thank you Argybee.
Yes I tried to make a good picture of him.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Good set of pics Ian; if the jumping spider eats it then he is next spotting.:)

IanWongkar 8 years ago

Argybee, both newly hatched Common Palmfly, one stolen by the jump spider. Picture 4 are the empty pupa.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Pic#4 = pupa? chrysalis? exuva?

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Jakarta, Indonesia

Spotted on Feb 15, 2012
Submitted on Feb 15, 2012

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