Papilio machaon

  • Posted July 26, 2012 by Ricardo in Insects. Viewed 4791 times
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Papilio machaon aka Swallowtail



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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 [hausofcaterpillars.blogspot.com]

the egg

Small caterpillar

adult caterpillar

cocoon

just hatched butterfly

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      2012.07.28 Edited

      You know I love your bug macros Ricky! Wonderful post start to finish!

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      2012.07.27 Edited

      Lovely to see these Ricky. It reminded me of "the good old days" when you and Ruth posted wonderful bugs most days.

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      2012.07.26 Edited

      Fantastic sequence of shots... are we going to see what the mature adult looks like?

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      2012.07.26 Edited

      I am always amazed at this complete transformation!

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      2012.07.26 Edited

      That was awesome thanks for the progression. Great captures.