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Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Papilio machaon 3 (Caterpillar)

[Papilio machaon-larva]
Swallowtail’s caterpillars are extremely colorful; something that makes them easily spotted by their predators. On the other hand, extreme colors are a warning to birds that extremely colorful caterpillars are also extremely distasteful!

Up to 5 cm long.
Mt. Hymittos: 2007, © Tony Taglides

1 comment:

  1. What did I tell you about uploading bugs???
    :-)

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