On a Philotheca myoporoides plant.Showing the everted two-pronged red osmeterium which is normally hidden but is everted when the caterpillar is disturbed.The osmeterium emits a foul-smelling secretion.

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  2011-03-17 10:52 AM


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  1. Unknown  This larva of the Orchard or Citrus Swallowtail was photographed on a Philotheca myoporoides plant. Philothecas are in the same family as Citrus plants (Family Rutaceae).

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NS Observation No. 53B3984FE35EB1298400E509
Created 2011-03-17 10:08 PM (almost 9 years ago)
Created By David Francis
Updated 2011-03-17 10:50 PM (almost 9 years ago)
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