Papilio machaon

by Ricardo July. 26, 2012 4826 views

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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Walter 4 years, 10 months ago

Nice... :-)

4 years, 10 months ago Edited
Art Bee 4 years, 10 months ago

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

4 years, 10 months ago Edited
Nynke 4 years, 10 months ago

Fantastic series! :)

4 years, 10 months ago Edited
Catherine Hollens 4 years, 10 months ago

Beautiful series :)

4 years, 10 months ago Edited
Sadhya Rippon 4 years, 10 months ago

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

4 years, 10 months ago Edited
Mikkal Noptek 4 years, 10 months ago

Great post !!

4 years, 10 months ago Edited
Patsy Abbey 4 years, 10 months ago

What a beautiful end result! The progression shots are super.

4 years, 10 months ago Edited
Yves Monast 4 years, 10 months ago

intresting set well done and captured.....

4 years, 10 months ago Edited
Diane Davis 4 years, 10 months ago

A miraculous metamorphasis!

4 years, 10 months ago Edited
Glo 4 years, 10 months ago

Wow!! it's great to see the process! great set!

4 years, 10 months ago Edited
Miclaud 4 years, 10 months ago

I voted!

4 years, 10 months ago Edited
Claire 4 years, 10 months ago

fantastic set !

4 years, 10 months ago Edited
Larry Sample 4 years, 10 months ago

Terrific set!

4 years, 10 months ago Edited
Inawe 4 years, 10 months ago

Great sequence. It's a fascinating process.

4 years, 10 months ago Edited
Tomie Poodle 4 years, 10 months ago

great set! i recognize your picture by the fingerprint!

4 years, 10 months ago Edited
Marina 4 years, 10 months ago

wow so cool !!! love #3

4 years, 10 months ago Edited
Chris Cann 4 years, 10 months ago

#5 is the pick of the bunch. Great macro's

4 years, 10 months ago Edited
Josy 4 years, 10 months ago

Superb, great shots !!!

4 years, 10 months ago Edited
Ann Garratty 4 years, 10 months ago

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

4 years, 10 months ago Edited
Bee 4 years, 10 months ago

I am always amazed at this complete transformation!

4 years, 10 months ago Edited
Gillian Parsons 4 years, 10 months ago

Great lesson thank you..................

4 years, 10 months ago Edited
Sherij 4 years, 10 months ago

WOW #3 is fantastic!!

4 years, 10 months ago Edited
Stuey 4 years, 10 months ago

That was awesome thanks for the progression. Great captures.

4 years, 10 months ago Edited
Sã©Rgio 4 years, 10 months ago

Gosto muito da #1

4 years, 10 months ago Edited
Evalizette Hansson Nordstrã¶M 4 years, 10 months ago

Amazed Ricky :) Im so happy you are back posting your macros:))

4 years, 10 months ago Edited
Maz 4 years, 10 months ago

Amazing macros! Love them!

4 years, 10 months ago Edited
Marilyn Grimble 4 years, 10 months ago

Done!
Metamorphosis at its best!

4 years, 10 months ago Edited
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