charaxinae

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Rajah Butterfly “Dragonhead” Caterpillar (most likely Charaxes bernardus (Tawny Rajah), Charaxinae, Nymphalidae)

The larvae of the butterflies of the Nymphalid subfamily Charaxinae are blessed with impressive head ornamentation appropriately earning them the title of dragonhead caterpillars.

by Sinobug (itchydogimages) on Flickr.
Pu’er, Yunnan, China

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Tawny Rajah Butterfly “Dragonhead” Caterpillars (Charaxes bernardus, Charaxinae, Nymphalidae), early- to mid-instar caterpillar (ABOVE) and late instar caterpillar (BELOW)

by Sinobug (itchydogimages) on Flickr.
Pu’er, Yunnan, China

See more Chinese caterpillars on my Flickr site HERE…..