Location : Palode, Thiruvananthapuram
13-1-2011 – collected a caterpillar. There are number of different aged caterpillars in the plant.
Host Plant : Breynia patens (Roxb.) Rolfe
Common Name: Cup & Saucer, Peruniuri (Malayalam), The plant grows as a shrub with spreading branches
17-1-2011 - Colour and shape of the caterpillar changed. Edges of the leaf is pasted together. So I think is going to pupate.
18-1-2011 – Become a complete pupa
28-1-2011 – Emerged out
IT TAKES 10 DAYS TO BECOME ADULT FROM PUPA