Papilio machaon

by Ricardo July. 26, 2012 4846 views

Papilio machaon aka Swallowtail



once again I ask everyone to open this link and click ‘'votar’', everyday it gives you the right to vote.
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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 5 years, 2 months ago

Nice... :-)

5 years, 2 months ago Edited
Art Bee 5 years, 2 months ago

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

5 years, 2 months ago Edited
Nynke 5 years, 2 months ago

Fantastic series! :)

5 years, 2 months ago Edited
Catherine Hollens 5 years, 2 months ago

Beautiful series :)

5 years, 2 months ago Edited
Sadhya Rippon 5 years, 2 months ago

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

5 years, 2 months ago Edited
Mikkal Noptek 5 years, 2 months ago

Great post !!

5 years, 2 months ago Edited
Patsy Abbey 5 years, 2 months ago

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

5 years, 2 months ago Edited
Yves Monast 5 years, 2 months ago

intresting set well done and captured.....

5 years, 2 months ago Edited
Diane Davis 5 years, 2 months ago

A miraculous metamorphasis!

5 years, 2 months ago Edited
Glo 5 years, 2 months ago

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

5 years, 2 months ago Edited
Miclaud 5 years, 2 months ago

I voted!

5 years, 2 months ago Edited
Claire 5 years, 2 months ago

fantastic set !

5 years, 2 months ago Edited
Larry Sample 5 years, 2 months ago

Terrific set!

5 years, 2 months ago Edited
Inawe 5 years, 2 months ago

Great sequence. It's a fascinating process.

5 years, 2 months ago Edited
Tomie Poodle 5 years, 2 months ago

great set! i recognize your picture by the fingerprint!

5 years, 2 months ago Edited
Marina 5 years, 2 months ago

wow so cool !!! love #3

5 years, 2 months ago Edited
Chris Cann 5 years, 2 months ago

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

5 years, 2 months ago Edited
Josy 5 years, 2 months ago

Superb, great shots !!!

5 years, 2 months ago Edited
Ann Garratty 5 years, 2 months ago

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

5 years, 2 months ago Edited
Bee 5 years, 2 months ago

I am always amazed at this complete transformation!

5 years, 2 months ago Edited
Gillian Parsons 5 years, 2 months ago

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

5 years, 2 months ago Edited
Sherij 5 years, 2 months ago

WOW #3 is fantastic!!

5 years, 2 months ago Edited
Stuey 5 years, 2 months ago

That was awesome thanks for the progression. Great captures.

5 years, 2 months ago Edited
Sã©Rgio 5 years, 2 months ago

Gosto muito da #1

5 years, 2 months ago Edited
Evalizette Hansson Nordstrã¶M 5 years, 2 months ago

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

5 years, 2 months ago Edited
Maz 5 years, 2 months ago

Amazing macros! Love them!

5 years, 2 months ago Edited
Marilyn Grimble 5 years, 2 months ago

Done!
Metamorphosis at its best!

5 years, 2 months ago Edited
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