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These two parataxonomists (Freddy Quesada and Harry Ramirez of Estación Biológica Cacao) are doing routine data entry in the rearing barn on the day of caterpillar collection.

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posted on 2013-02-20, 15:47 authored by Daniel H. Janzen, Winnie Hallwachs

Plastic bags hanging in the background contain pupae waiting to eclose, while caterpillars in their bags with fresh foliage are outside in indirect sunlight. Harry is ensuring that Freddy enters the correct species name for the food plant in the record they are constructing (February 2003). Image credit, Daniel Janzen.