Cameraria ohridella - chrysalis with caterpillar

Posted by Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 26 November 2014 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Cameraria ohridella

NL: Paardenkastanjemineermot - vlinderpop met rups
EN: Horse-chestnut leaf miner - chrysalis with caterpillar
DE: Rosskastanienminiermotte, Balkan-Miniermotte - Puppe mit Raupe
FR: Mineuse du marronnier - chrysalide avec chenille

Image: Wijnegem (BE) - 29/06/2014

in previous images i explained a bit of the ecology of the species. In this image you can see the chrysalis. The caterpillar is still inside - transforming to a butterfly... Lenght of the chrysalis about 3mm

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Canon EOS 7D
1/200 second
ISO 100
65 mm