Tawny coster caterpillar Acraea terpsicore
A tawny coster caterpillar Acraea terpsicore emerges from its egg and promptly begins to devour it as a first meal. This behaviour is common to many caterpillar species as the egg shell is nutrient-rich.
Photographer: Dr. Anand R. Narvekar
Location: Dadar, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Details: Camera: Canon 5D Mark IV, Lens: Canon MP-E 65 mm. f/2.8 1-5X Macro, Shutter speed: 1/200 sec., Aperture: f/7.1, ISO 320, Focal length: 65 mm.
Image taken: January 28, 2020, 5:04 p.m.