Butterflies and Moths (Lepidoptera) - James Dorey
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Common crow butterfly parasitized

Common crow butterfly parasitized

This common crow chrysalis made it to 2-3 days old before three tachinid fly larvae emerged to pupate on the ground. IT would have been parasitized at a much earlier instar.

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