After the 'green' stage, it turns brownish
As it nears the pupa stage, it becomes darker.
Found this hibernating pupa in some loose soil that was untouched for the last 2 months.
Close-up of the front part showing 'legs'
Somehow this had got trapped inside the house. Hence this image was possible!
Doing what it knows best.... and on its favourite plant, the Nerium oleandar! About to devour the bud. 29/08/2009
This came flying in after dusk and settled on a wall hanging in our living room - November 2009.
Pictured on 18th Nov. 2010 in my garden.