Tuesday, February 2, 2010

New born in February

Leopard reared on Flacourtia rukam.

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Painted Jezebel
(PJ) – the pupa on the top is a male - showing it’s white upperside forewings while the one below with black color forewings is a female.

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A newly emerged PJ drying itself on the leaf of Tillandsia balbisiana.

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Another newly emerged PJ drying its wings on Rhipsalis leaf.

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2 comments:

頭髮 said...

完成一個小目標,會把自己推向一個大目標 ....................................................

Cyren said...

Hi,

I was just wondering, where do you get your jezebel butterflies? What sort of host plants do the larvae require to breed? I raise swallowtails myself, any number of species that feeds of the varieties of citrus plants.