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    Default ID requested for Unknown caterpiller

    GREETINGS FROM INDIA!!!

    Dear Sir/Madam,
    I am sending herewith one caterpillar ( Left one is before instar and right one is next instar) for identification purpose. Larval host plant is Imperata cylindrical. Caterpiller captured from Kolkata, June 2020.

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    Rajib Dey
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    Pelopidas agna.
    4th instar.

    The larvae of P. agna & mathias are rather similar but the marking are darker in P. mathias & reddish brown in P. agna.

    P. mathias
    https://butterflycircle.blogspot.com...ded-swift.html
    https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp...-mathias?tab=1

    P. agna.
    https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/#!...Pelopidas-agna



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    Thank you Sir.I want to learn about Ampittia dioscorides all early stages Caterpiller description.Requesting you to please guide me if available with you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by butterflyrajib View Post
    Thank you Sir.I want to learn about Ampittia dioscorides all early stages Caterpiller description.Requesting you to please guide me if available with you.
    I have only raise a handful of species before & so in no position to talk about life histories of most butterflies.
    Ampittia dioscorides LH is fully shown in the website below.
    https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp...ia-dioscorides


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    Thanks for your valuable feedback.

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