Plain Tiger Larvae

Plain Tiger Butterfly Larva (caterpillar) can be easily found on the host plants (milkweed). Its body has black and white bands with yellow dorsolateral spots. It has 3 pairs of long and black tentacle-like appendages. The bases of appendages turn red as the caterpillars become mature. The period required for larva to pupate is about 2 weeks.

Plain Tiger Butterfly Larvae (caterpillar) Pictures
Plain Tiger Larvae
Plain Tiger Larvae
Plain Tiger Larvae
Plain Tiger Larvae
Plain Tiger Larvae
Pre-pupa Caterpillar

2 comments:

tricia said...

These are amazing photos.

birdy said...

Thanks Tricia for the appreciation.

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