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Tropical Leafwing (Anaea aidea) Life Cycle

by David and Jan Dauphin, Mission, Hidalgo Co, Texas (July - August 2007)

 

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Tropical Leafwing egg layed 8-16-07 Tropical Leafwing Cat just hatched Day-1 (5 days from eclosing) Tropical Leafwing Cat on frass string Day-4 Tropical Leafwing Cat making nest Day-6
Tropical Leafwing Cat face Day-6 Tropical Leafwing Cat in nest Day-12 Tropical Leafwing Cat Day-12 Tropical Leafwing Cat formed a J Day-14
Tropical Leafwing Chrysalis Day-15 Tropical Leafwing Chrys Day-22 Tropical Leafwing emerged Day-22 Tropical Leafwing released Day-
22

 

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