Sighting for June 23, 2020

Edward Perry IV

1770 Mason Terrace, Melbourne, FL, 32935
Brevard County, FL

I found the eggs left by the mother Atala. All that I have seen have these scales left on them from the mother. It makes you wonder if there is some advantage to the well-being of the eggs/larvae/butterfly or is it just a by-product of a hairy/scaly abdomen?

  • Atala

Atala eggs