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5th Instar Larva - Satyrium tetra

5th Instar Larva - Satyrium tetra
Burton Mesa Ecological Reserve, Santa Barbara County, California, USA
March 8, 2016
Size: ~13mm
Found on mountain mahogany (Cercocarpus betuloides) in sandy Burton Mesa chaparral habitat, a false honey ant (Prenolepis imparis) was with the larva when found, but did not left and did not appear invested in tending the larva

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