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Photo #13077: Aporia crataegi


Aporia crataegi

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Base gallery. Supermacro. Alive insect.

Photo: Maria Pozdnova. Image redone at the website. Identified by: Dmitriy Pozhogin

Date and time, location shooting/catching: 2012-05-25 14:01:00, Moscow region, Narofominsk district, Vereisky forestry, Veselyovo village.

Photographer's comment: The unlucky machaon fell off an ashberry tree. This unlucky was identified as one since there flying another specimen, alive and good-looking. This one, unlucky, couldn't fly but move.

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06.06.2012 19:17, Peter Khramov

Ok, now it's Aporia crataegi since fell off an ashberry tree...

06.06.2012 18:44, Dmitriy Pozhogin

It's clear just as it "fell off an ashberry tree".

06.06.2012 18:33, Maria Pozdnova

Whoa, highly curious turn! Thanks!

06.06.2012 18:14, Dmitriy Pozhogin

This is an Aporia crataegi pupa.

06.06.2012 17:59, Maria Pozdnova

So how much it takes for it to emerge? One week passed with no changes shown from it.

06.06.2012 17:33, Peter Khramov

Why "unlucky"? Pupae are able to move, this one just hasn't emerged yet.

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