Butterfly Icon (9k) Steve McElroy
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Date: Thu, 30 Apr 1998 

Hi, This is a macro photo  of larva at the
stage just prior to converting to a chrysalis.

Just prior to the chrysalis stage the larva 
excretes a green liquid which when hardens 
becomes the chrysalis shell.  In this case 
ants found the larva  before the liquid set. 

Hope you like it. 
Steve McElroy

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