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Life cycle of a White-tipped Black: Egg - Melanchroia chephise

Life cycle of a White-tipped Black: Egg - Melanchroia chephise
Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA
May 18, 2009
Eggs are laid on snowbush (Breynia nivosa) singly. These eggs were laid by a wild caught female in a captive situation.

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Wow! Extremely impressive...
...series of images chronicling the life cycle of this moth. Thank you for submitting this valuable asset to the guide!

 
Hey Harsi...
Thanks! I am making an effort to do more detailed life cycles photographically since my association with Bug Life Cycles. The challenge is finding the females laying eggs!

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