Eggfruit caterpillar

Sceliodes cordalis

It was bright pink, and grew to a length of about 2 cms.

It pupated in the tunnel it had bored in its food plant.

The adult is off-white, with brown tips to the fore wings, and a pattern of pale brown blotches.

The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms. It has a characteristic posture when resting, curling its abdomen over its head.

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