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Papilio machaon

2012.07.26
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(I couldn't post the whole process here, so if you'd like to see everything please open my blog from caterpillars I raise at home: here

the egg
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Small caterpillar
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adult caterpillar
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cocoon
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just hatched butterfly
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Papilio machaon aka Swallowtail



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28 Comments
marilynx Done!
Metamorphosis at its best!
marilynx · 2012-07-26: 13:31
mazpics Amazing macros! Love them!
mazpics · 2012-07-26: 13:33
EvaLizette Amazed Ricky :) Im so happy you are back posting your macros:))
EvaLizette · 2012-07-26: 13:45
SergioDC Gosto muito da #1
SergioDC · 2012-07-26: 13:49
stuey That was awesome thanks for the progression. Great captures.
stuey · 2012-07-26: 14:02
SheriJ WOW #3 is fantastic!!
SheriJ · 2012-07-26: 14:08
busybee Great lesson thank you..................
busybee · 2012-07-26: 14:15
beeacooker I am always amazed at this complete transformation!
beeacooker · 2012-07-26: 14:17
Annbramwell Fantastic sequence of shots... are we going to see what the mature adult looks like?
Annbramwell · 2012-07-26: 14:46
josy63 Superb, great shots !!!
josy63 · 2012-07-26: 15:05
pcmcgarry #5 is the pick of the bunch. Great macro's
pcmcgarry · 2012-07-26: 15:11
InaLina wow so cool !!! love #3
InaLina · 2012-07-26: 17:00
tomie great set! i recognize your picture by the fingerprint!
tomie · 2012-07-26: 17:43
inawe Great sequence. It's a fascinating process.
inawe · 2012-07-26: 17:44
Lsample Terrific set!
Lsample · 2012-07-26: 18:25
photodeclair fantastic set !
photodeclair · 2012-07-26: 18:31
miclaud I voted!
miclaud · 2012-07-26: 19:34
danrav Wonderful.
danrav · 2012-07-26: 19:48
JustmeG Wow!! it's great to see the process! great set!
JustmeG · 2012-07-26: 19:58
paintbox A miraculous metamorphasis!
paintbox · 2012-07-26: 20:04
Yves51 intresting set well done and captured.....
Yves51 · 2012-07-26: 21:42
cobaltbutterfly What a beautiful end result! The progression shots are super.
cobaltbutterfly · 2012-07-26: 22:50
noptek Great post !!
noptek · 2012-07-27: 02:04
SADHYA Lovely to see these Ricky. It reminded me of "the good old days" when you and Ruth posted wonderful bugs most days.
SADHYA · 2012-07-27: 06:16
catherineh Beautiful series :)
catherineh · 2012-07-27: 06:51
nynkeb Fantastic series! :)
nynkeb · 2012-07-27: 07:13
ArtBee You know I love your bug macros Ricky! Wonderful post start to finish!
ArtBee · 2012-07-28: 10:34
wfrnk Nice... :-)
wfrnk · 2012-07-28: 13:46
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