Gulf Fritillary or Passion Butterfly
Agraulis vanillae

This caterpillar was shaking when I was about to take the shot, maybe ready to pupate?

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  • Yhun Suarez
    Yhun Suarezabout 4 years ago

    cool..absolutely brilliant capture :)

  • Thank you, he is one cute caterpillar :+)

    – alienfunk

  • IngridSonja
    IngridSonjaabout 4 years ago

    A wonderful capture!

  • Thank you, it was difficult he/she was shaking at the time, my thought is that it was getting ready to pupate.

    – alienfunk

  • DavidQuanrud
    DavidQuanrudabout 4 years ago


  • Cheers David ;+)

    – alienfunk

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...about 4 years ago

    Marvelous capture with great detail and DOF, well done!

  • Thanks Konstantinos really appreciate your comments ;+)

    – alienfunk

  • Jason Asher
    Jason Asherabout 4 years ago

    Love how he’s hanging about, love the DOF and comp.

  • Cheers Jason, yeah I think he was getting ready to pupate.

    – alienfunk

  • Debbie-Stanger
    Debbie-Stangerabout 4 years ago


  • Thank you Debbie ;+)

    – alienfunk

  • (Tallow) Dave  Van de Laar
    (Tallow) Dave ...almost 4 years ago

    great shot. That is quite the capture

  • Thank you, very lucky to be so clear as he was shaking like a washing machine :+)

    – alienfunk

  • Cat2be
    Cat2bealmost 4 years ago

  • Thank you ;+)

    – alienfunk

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 3 years ago

  • Thank you ;+)

    – alienfunk

  • Karen  Moore
    Karen Moorealmost 3 years ago

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