Ocybadistes walkeri hypochlorus Lower   (Southern Grass-dart)
Ocybadistes walkeri sothis Waterhouse   (Greenish Grass-dart)

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Photography by R. Fisher

Fertile egg

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Photography by R. Grund

First instar shelter

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Early instar larva inside its shelter

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Final instar larva

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Ventral view of the pupa, showing the elongated proboscis
that typifies the Hesperiinae

Photography by R. Fisher

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Photography by R. Grund

Front view of operculum (anterior end of pupa),
from an empty pupa shell.  Ventral side at bottom of photo

All photos are of the Southern Grass-dart