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Photo #41695: Lymantria mathura

Male

Lymantria mathura

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Base gallery. Upperside. Alive insect.

Photo: Yuri Semejkin. Image without retouching at the website. Identified by: Alexandr Zhakov

Date and time, location shooting/catching: 2015-07-25 00:00:00, Окрестности Владивостока

Photographer's comment: Экземпляр, выведенный из куколки

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26.07.2015 9:27, Alexandr Zhakov

Caterpillar last 41570 years, and far more young 31286 :) there is no past ages with a large head. The structure ornaments caterpillars like.

26.07.2015 9:21, Alexandr Zhakov

Yuri, this genus is highly developed sexual dimorphism, males and females do not look at each other and females can be twice larger than males. In this species the female with pink lower wings, the males with yellow and darker front.

26.07.2015 2:51, Yuri Semejkin

Alexander ! Something I have serious doubts that this pink neparnik? Here, as in the previous butterfly http://lepidoptera.ru/gallery/41574 body yellow with black legs and yellow strokes. Maybe males and must then confirm.
But the point is, in general, not even in this. Alexander ! If not hard, it compares the two tracks and http://lepidoptera.ru/gallery/41570 http://lepidoptera.ru/gallery/31286. Both lifted before pupation.I would say that they are different sizes, and they are small.
In this species, which is a picture caterpillars are the 3rd option. Different both in appearance and large size.
The length of the tracks is not less than 7 cm, bigger than a matchbox.
In this individual, I did not fully deploy the house was limited to shooting other tracks. Specimens. Therefore we have to throw apart.

25.07.2015 19:02, Alexandr Zhakov Corrected data.

Not identified / Imago Lymantria mathura / Confidently identified / Male / Alexandr Zhakov.

25.07.2015 12:05, Yuri Semejkin

Lymantria grisescens ( Staudinger, 1887 ) ?

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