The balcony observer's 204th report- Metamorphosis in autumn 秋天的蛻變(5) 無尾鳳蝶 (Papilio demoleus)

by Tsao T-F December. 03, 2019 286 views

[Wrinkled Wings & Split Proboscis 皺的翅膀與裂開的吸管]

The Lemon butterfly (my eleventh Papilio demoleus) has emerged completely from her pupa. 我的第十一隻無尾鳳蝶已破蛹而出。

The Lemon butterfly (my eleventh Papilio demoleus) has emerged completely from her pupa. 我的第十一隻無尾鳳蝶已破蛹而出。

Her wings were small and crumpled. 她的翅膀又小又皺。

Her wings were small and crumpled. 她的翅膀又小又皺。

The ventral view of the newly hatched butterfly 新孵出的蝴蝶的腹面觀。

The ventral view of the newly hatched butterfly 新孵出的蝴蝶的腹面觀。

This is the first time I captured the ventral view of the newly hatched butterfly. 這是我第一次捕捉到剛孵出的蝴蝶的腹面。

This is the first time I captured the ventral view of the newly hatched butterfly. 這是我第一次捕捉到剛孵出的蝴蝶的腹面。

She tried to spread wings. 她試著展開翅膀。

She tried to spread wings. 她試著展開翅膀。

She extended the leg. 她伸出腿。

She extended the leg. 她伸出腿。

She tried to elongate the new mouthpart. 她試著伸長新的口器。

She tried to elongate the new mouthpart. 她試著伸長新的口器。

The proboscis can split in two (arrows), but fuse together into one. Thus, she can slurp liquid diet via a hollow “straw-like” cavity. 長吸管可以一分為二(箭頭),但她把它們融合在一起。這樣,她可以通過“稻桿狀”的空腔來吸取流質飲食。

The proboscis can split in two (arrows), but fuse together into one. Thus, she can slurp liquid diet via a hollow “straw-like” cavity. 長吸管可以一分為二(箭頭),但她把它們融合在一起。這樣,她可以通過“稻桿狀”的空腔來吸取流質飲食。

She curved the proboscis. 她捲起長吸管。

She curved the proboscis. 她捲起長吸管。

The proboscis was put well now. 長吸管收好了

The proboscis was put well now. 長吸管收好了

to be continued... (未完待續...)

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Buster Bruce 8 months, 1 week ago

Excellent my friend

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Tsao T-F Replied to Buster Bruce 8 months, 1 week ago

Thank you, my friend.

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Jay Boggess 8 months, 1 week ago

Thanks for showing the progression of this miraculous event, with such excellent camera work! 
+1smile+1 Bravo!

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Tsao T-F Replied to Jay Boggess 8 months, 1 week ago

It's my pleasure. Thank you, Jay.

8 months, 1 week ago Edited
Jay Boggess Replied to Tsao T-F 8 months, 1 week ago

+1 grinning +1

ps.....So much to do, with so little time, that I'm going to be out of touch on PB, pretty much, until after the New Year....
Have a great time with your friends & family, during this special season!

8 months, 1 week ago Edited
Tsao T-F Replied to Jay Boggess 8 months, 1 week ago

Happy new year and wish you have a great time!

8 months, 1 week ago Edited
Jay Boggess Replied to Tsao T-F 7 months ago

Thanks, Amigo! Happy New Year to You & Yours, as well!+1

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