The balcony observer's 201st report- Metamorphosis in autumn 秋天的蛻變(2) 無尾鳳蝶 (Papilio demoleus)

by Tsao T-F November. 27, 2019 212 views

[Caterpillar 幼蟲]

The caterpillar of my eleventh Lemon butterfly (Papilio demoleus) is removing her skin.
After peeling, she has a beautiful green skin-tight garment.
我的第十一隻無尾鳳蝶幼蟲正在脫皮。脫皮後,她有了一身美麗的綠色緊身衣。

The caterpillar of my eleventh Lemon butterfly (Papilio demoleus) is removing her skin. After peeling, she has a beautiful green skin-tight garment. 我的第十一隻無尾鳳蝶幼蟲正在脫皮。脫皮後,她有了一身美麗的綠色緊身衣。

In the sun, the caterpillar with new green skin is taking a rest on the leaf of an orange tree on my balcony in Taichung, Taiwan. 陽光下,新綠色皮膚的毛毛蟲在陽台的橘子葉上休息。

In the sun, the caterpillar with new green skin is taking a rest on the leaf of an orange tree on my balcony in Taichung, Taiwan. 陽光下,新綠色皮膚的毛毛蟲在陽台的橘子葉上休息。

The caterpillar is eating in the early morning. 清晨,毛毛蟲正在吃東西。

The caterpillar is eating in the early morning. 清晨,毛毛蟲正在吃東西。

This is the upside view of the caterpillar. 這是毛毛蟲的俯視圖。

This is the upside view of the caterpillar. 這是毛毛蟲的俯視圖。

The caterpillar is curving. 毛毛蟲正在彎曲。

The caterpillar is curving. 毛毛蟲正在彎曲。

She is walking. 她正在前進。

She is walking. 她正在前進。

She is having sunbathing. 她正在做日光浴。

She is having sunbathing. 她正在做日光浴。

The sun is a little big, so she hides the body. 太陽有點大,所以她躲起來了。

The sun is a little big, so she hides the body. 太陽有點大,所以她躲起來了。

This is the ventral view. 這是腹側視圖。

This is the ventral view. 這是腹側視圖。

There are two pseudo-eyes on her upper back on the frontal view. 在正面視圖中,她的上背部有兩隻假眼。

There are two pseudo-eyes on her upper back on the frontal view. 在正面視圖中,她的上背部有兩隻假眼。

to be continued... (未完待續...)

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Antonio Gil 8 months, 2 weeks ago

The sequence is just amazing. Great work

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Tsao T-F Replied to Antonio Gil 8 months, 2 weeks ago

Thank you, Antonio.grinning

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Jay Boggess 8 months, 2 weeks ago

WOW! Amazing creature, so nicely captured here!
Great work!
+1grinning

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Tsao T-F Replied to Jay Boggess 8 months, 2 weeks ago

Thank you, Jay.smile

8 months, 2 weeks ago Edited
Jay Boggess Replied to Tsao T-F 8 months, 2 weeks ago

Always a pleasure! Happy Holidaze!
smile 
ps...thanks for "liking" so many of my images!
+1smile+1

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