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Unidentified caterpillar ( Family - Lycaenidae ) Many Australian members of the butterfly family Lycaenidae (Blues, Coppers, Hairstreaks, Azures) have an unusual association with ants: they have specialized organs or glands that secrete substances that may attract, appease or reward ants. ... Each butterfly species is usually associated with a single ant species.<br />
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Unidentified caterpillar ( Family - Lycaenidae )

Many Australian members of the butterfly family Lycaenidae (Blues, Coppers, Hairstreaks, Azures) have an unusual association with ants: they have specialized organs or glands that secrete substances that may attract, appease or reward ants. ... Each butterfly species is usually associated with a single ant species.
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Uploaded Sep 5, 2019. Captured Sep 5, 2019 13:07 in Collins Creek Rd, Mundoolun QLD 4285, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 650D
  • f/9.0
  • 1/395s
  • ISO400
  • 121mm