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photo of butterfly ova

Sonoran Blue Rearing Project
Larvae eating, detail

photo of butterfliesHere is a fully-grown Sonoran Blue larvae stuffing itself with a juicy stonecrop salad. Its head is hidden inside the hole. What looks like caviar is the caterpillar's frass. The actual size of this guy is about 1.5cm. It will soon seek a place to pupate.

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