How to Use this Project as a Resource for Identifying Caterpillars and Pupae

Hi everyone!

I am really excited to see some more observations being added to this project.
Even though it is still early days yet, I thought it would be interesting to share a short guide on how to browse the observations in this project to use a resource when trying to identify a caterpillar or a pupa (also called cocoons or chrysalises).

To browse caterpillars or pupae (on the website):

  1. Click on View all observations first
    2a. To filter down to just caterpillar observations, add the following text to the end of the URL: &term_id=1&term_value_id=6 OR
    2b. To filter down to just pupae observations, add the following text to the end of the URL: &term_id=1&term_value_id=4

  2. You can then further refine by clicking on the Species tab, and clicking on "[number] observations" just under the taxon image to view caterpillars of that species OR
  3. You can filter further by typing a taxon name into the
  4. ...more ↓
Posted on September 30, 2020 11:24 by claudiarose claudiarose | 0 comments | Leave a comment

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A project for collating documented rearings of Australian larval lepidoptera (caterpillars) through to adult (imago) stages.

Please consider linking observations with the Observation field "Similar observation set". One popular method is to take the observation ID (set of numbers at the end of the Observation URL) of the first observation in the series (e.g. the caterpillar ...more ↓

Mini claudiarose created this project on September 22, 2020
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