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Pupa ID Please !!! 14th Dec 2011

PostPosted: Wed Dec 14, 2011 9:07 pm
by kctsang
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

Re: Pupa ID Please !!! 14th Dec 2011

PostPosted: Thu Dec 15, 2011 8:35 pm
by green baron
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

Re: Pupa ID Please !!! 14th Dec 2011

PostPosted: Thu Dec 15, 2011 11:24 pm
by kctsang
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:

Re: Pupa ID Please !!! 14th Dec 2011

PostPosted: Fri Dec 16, 2011 7:37 am
by green baron
KC, it is a moth! Lymantriidae.

Re: Pupa ID Please !!! 14th Dec 2011

PostPosted: Fri Dec 16, 2011 10:41 am
by laurence leong
Wow! the cat looks prettier that the adult!

Re: Pupa ID Please !!! 14th Dec 2011

PostPosted: Fri Dec 16, 2011 11:32 am
by green baron
laurence leong wrote:Wow! the cat looks prettier that the adult!

You mean the pupa. Yes, very colourful and pretty :thumbsup:

Re: Pupa ID Please !!! 14th Dec 2011

PostPosted: Fri Dec 16, 2011 11:41 am
by green baron
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