Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Caterpillars on Lotus Leaves

Butterflies/moth select only certain type of plant as their hostplant and it is different from species to species.
Caterpillar, Lotus leaf
I didn't realise that even lotus leaves is also hostplant for butterfly or moth!
Caterpillar, Lotus leaf
I believe this is the larvae of  Spodoptera litura. moth.
Caterpillar, Lotus leaf
 Closer look of the caterpillar.
Caterpillar, Lotus leaf, feeding
They feed on the lotus leaf and very destructive consider a pest in many country.

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