Image Number: 0007045

After about 10-14 days of feeding, the larva pupates. Notice the silk thread that secures the pupa on a pad of silk inside a folded canna leaf. Also note the characteristic anterior spine (right) and the enclosed proboscis extending beyond the cremaster (left).
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Hesperioidea
Family: Hesperiidae
Subfamily: Hesperiinae
Tribe: Calpodes
Genus: Calpodes
Subject: Calpodes ethlius (Stoll)
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Image uploaded:
Monday, August 20, 2001
Image last updated:
Saturday, January 23, 2016