A lemon emigrant ; breeding

The following photos were clicked at the Ilukkumbura – Pitawala road, Riverstone, Matale, Sri Lanka on 26th February 2017 at about 11:30 a.m.

Whether was cloudy. Vegetation was shrubs.

The egg shown in the picture was laid by the Lemon Emigrant (female) in the following picture after two other pictures showing the caterpillars found on the same plant on which the eggs were found.

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An egg of a Lemon Emigrant.
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Caterpillar of a Lemon Emigrant
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A grown caterpillar of a Lemon Emigrant
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The mother Lemon Emigrant.

 

 

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