SOUTH AUSTRALIAN BUTTERFLIES

Ogyris genoveva (Hewitson)   (Genoveva Azure)

Photography by R. Grund

Egg destroyed by newly emerged parasitoid wasp.  The wasp is about 1 mm long

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First instar larvae, head on right

Mature larvae (heads on left) and attendant ant Camponotus nigriceps.
Ant is 12 mm long

Large mature larva and small immature larva (heads on right)

Rear eversible organs on larva with attendant ant Camponotus nigriceps

Photography by L. Hunt

Rear eversible organs on larva with attendant ant Camponotus consobrinus.
Ant is 10 mm long.
The median dorsal sugar secreting organ is situated between,
and slightly anterior of, the two white eversible organs

Mature larva destroyed by numerous small parasitoid braconid wasp larvae (Apanteles sp)

Pupae and attendant ants Camponotus consobrinus
(Pupae are about 20 mm long)

Photography by R. Fisher