FIGURES 15–22 in Immature biology and morphology of an obligate myrmecophilous butterfly Catapaecilma major moltrechti (Wileman) (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) from Taiwan

  • Yu-Feng Hsu (Contributor)
  • Chia Lung Huang (Contributor)
  • Hang Chi Huang (Contributor)



FIGURES 15–22. Field observations on immatures of Catapaecilma major moltrechti. 15, Dorsal view of pupa; 16, An ovum on an ant shelter; 17, A larva exposed after the shelter of ant removed; 18, Feeding artifact of larva showing much bark removed, with few scale insects remained; 19, a larva taking secretion from Coccus hesperidum (indicated by a red arrow); 20, a hole on body of a victim Co. hesperidum (indicated by a red arrow) attacked by a larva sitting nearby; 21, Feeding scars on leaves of a hostplant (Macaranga tanarius); 22. A pupa exposed after the shelter of ant removed.
Date made available2016 Dec 31

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