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Copyright: Pedro Montes (periko) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 70 W: 2 N: 145] (1487)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-08-08
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D7000
Exposure: f/8, 1/125 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-09-23 0:01
Viewed: 1447
Points: 15
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I saw this caterpillar in Cañon del Sumidero National Park, in southern Mexico.
I don't know its name.
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Hello Pedro- Although I can't help you about its ID, but I like its colour. Well captured in its natural habitat. Thanks for sharing. Regards- Srikumar

Hi Pedro,beautiful capture of this caterpillar of Papilio Machaon,a species very common in my country too,but i never meet the caterpilar but only the butterfly.An excellent capture,you caught very well this nice opportunity! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

hallo Pedro
thanks for the kind comment on my picture

You have here a nice picture of this Caterpillar with lovely colours and good details
thanks gr lou

Hello Pedro

It is the caterpilar of Papilion machaon, it is a nice picture , nice naturla bG, it is oversaturated. Thanks for sharing.



Ciao Pedro, great macro of fantastic catarpillar, wonderful colors, splendid sharpness and fine details, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Very beautiful image with excellent color combination.

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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
  • [2014-09-25 2:58]

Hola Pedro. ES una oruga de la mariposa Papilo macahon. Una de las mas preciosas mariposas que tenemos por aquí. Enhorabuena por la foto. Un saludo.

Hello Pedro,
Welcome on TN.....Yes Luciano(lousat) has right it is a caterpillar of Papilio Machaon. Very nice colors and excellent clarity. It is a superb macro.

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