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Eudicella gralli (page 3)

The larvae of E. gralli.

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A young first instar (L1) larva of E. gralli.  The measurement is shown in centimeters.
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Eudicella gralli (1st instar larva) - Image  C. Campbell

 
Eudicella gralli (2nd instar larva) - Image  C. Campbell
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This is a young 2nd instar (L2) larva.
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A fully grown 3rd instar (L3) larva.
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Eudicella gralli (3rd instar larva) - Image  C. Campbell

 
Eudicella gralli (3rd instar larva) - Image  C. Campbell
Eudicella gralli (3rd instar larva) - Image  C. Campbell

 
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More photos of a 3rd instar larva.
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Eudicella gralli (pupal cell with developed beetle) - Image  C. Campbell
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The pupal cell of E. gralli.  In this instance, the larva constructed its pupation cell against the glass of its rearing terrarium, using the glass as a section of the cell wall in place of actual substrate material.  The result is a perfectly oval window through which can be observed the complete metamorphic process to the adult stage, which takes about two months in this species.  The beetle shown here emerged from the cell several days after this photo was taken.
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