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Pupa ID Please !!! 14th Dec 2011

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Pupa ID Please !!! 14th Dec 2011

Postby kctsang » Wed Dec 14, 2011 9:07 pm

Got this today, took it back home to see what would eclose, size, about two cm long,
but in the mean while if you know what this is, please let us konw... Thanks :D :D :D

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Found on the Simpong Ayer plant, taken with Coolpix WS 100 ... :D :D :D
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Re: Pupa ID Please !!! 14th Dec 2011

Postby green baron » Thu Dec 15, 2011 8:35 pm

KC,
Great find :thumbsup: very interesting looking pupa. :clap:
The structure looks like a Lycaenid pupa. However, looks like it is covered by some kind of web, so most likely a moth cocoon. Look forward to finding out what it is
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Re: Pupa ID Please !!! 14th Dec 2011

Postby kctsang » Thu Dec 15, 2011 11:24 pm

Hi Gan,

the pupa eclosed this evening and this is the said creature that came out :

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So what is it ??? :ko: :ko: :ko:
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Re: Pupa ID Please !!! 14th Dec 2011

Postby green baron » Fri Dec 16, 2011 7:37 am

KC, it is a moth! Lymantriidae.
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Re: Pupa ID Please !!! 14th Dec 2011

Postby laurence leong » Fri Dec 16, 2011 10:41 am

Wow! the cat looks prettier that the adult!
Beauty comes from within, and after deep silence, Beauty ecloses
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Re: Pupa ID Please !!! 14th Dec 2011

Postby green baron » Fri Dec 16, 2011 11:32 am

laurence leong wrote:Wow! the cat looks prettier that the adult!

You mean the pupa. Yes, very colourful and pretty :thumbsup:
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Re: Pupa ID Please !!! 14th Dec 2011

Postby green baron » Fri Dec 16, 2011 11:41 am

Closed to but not exactly the same as this one I shot at BT.

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200901-BTNR-N2476-480 by Green Baron, on Flickr
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