Kleinmond hummingbird egg to adult, caterpillar (reared)

Kleinmond hummingbird egg to adult, caterpillar (reared)

Observation - Kleinmond hummingbird egg to adult, caterpillar (reared) - Southern Africa. Description: I often see hummingbird moths visit the Coprosma in my back garden, and today I watched as one laid an egg on the underside of a carefully selected leaf. The egg hatched, the little caterpillar ate Coprosma leaves, grew quickly, and pupated without a coco

I often see hummingbird moths visit the Coprosma in my back garden, and today I watched as one laid an egg on the underside of a carefully selected leaf. The egg hatched, the little caterpillar ate Coprosma leaves, grew quickly, and pupated without a cocoon at the great age of 17 days.

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