Caption: Giant swallowtail butterfly (Papilio cresphontes) larva eating its way out of egg the size of pinhead in California. Butterflies undergo complete metamorphosis which includes four stages: egg, larva (caterpillar), pupa, and adult.

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Keywords: adult, animal, arthropod, caterpillar, eating egg, giant swallowtail butterfly, giant swallowtail butterfly egg and larva, insect, insects, invertebrate, larva, metamorphosis, papilio cresphontes, pupa, zoology

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Giant swallowtail butterfly egg and larv

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