Cacyreus marshalli
         
Geranium Bronze  
Le Brun des pélargoniums  
           
 
 
 
 
 
   
1] male of Cacyreus marshalli - Var (France) - 21/10/2012   2] male - Var (France) - 13/03/2012  
       
       
   
3] male - Var (France) - 11/03/2012   4] same individual as 3]  
       
       
   
5] male - Haute Loire (France) alt.900m - 27/10/2009   6] same individual as 7]  
       
       
   
7] Var (France) - 01/05/2013
 
  8] male (above) attempting to mate - Var (France) - 21/10/2012  
       
       
  oeuf_de_Cacyreus_marshalli_sur_Geranium_zonale  
9] eggs of Cacyreus marshalli laid on a flower bud of Pelargonium in a garden - Var (France) - 23/09/2012   10] eggs laid on a flower bud of Geranium zonale in a garden - Haute Loire (France) - 28/07/2009  
       
       
   
11] close-up of an egg laid on a flower bud of Geranium zonale in a garden - Haute Loire (France) - 28/07/2009

 
  12] empty egg on Geranium zonale and the hole drilled by the tiny caterpillar to get into the flower bud. The young larva is well hidden inside the bud for feeding - Var (France) - 17/06/2012  
       
       
   
13] young caterpillar in a garden on Geranium zonale - Var (France) - 17/06/2012   14] same specimen as 13]
 
 
       
       
   
15] young caterpillar in a garden on Geranium zonale - Var (France) - 11/03/2011   16] caterpillar in a garden on Geranium zonale - Var (France) - 20/03/2011  
       
       
   
17] caterpillar in a garden on Geranium zonale - Yvelines (France) - 13/09/2009   18] other caterpillar on Geranium zonale - Yvelines (France) - 13/09/2009  
       
       
   
19] other caterpillar on Geranium zonale - Yvelines (France) - 13/09/2009   20] caterpillar in a garden on Geranium zonale - Var (France) - 17/11/2012  
       
       
   
21] caterpillar in a garden on Geranium zonale - Var (France) - 11/03/2011   22] caterpillar in a garden on Geranium zonale - Var (France) - 27/02/2011  
       
       
   
23] chrysalis a few hours after the nymphal molting - Var (France) - 16/04/2011   24] same chrysalis as 23]
 
 
       
       
       
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