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Orange barred sulphur caterpillar

Phoebis philea

Description:

approx. 1 1/4 inches long

Habitat:

spotted on candle bush in front yard


No species ID suggestions

3 Comments

auntnance123
auntnance123 2 years ago

Thank you, Karen. The ants usually get the eggs on the candle bush. But I was able to save a couple and have been watching this fellow grow. With any luck I'll get to see it turn into a new butterfly.

KarenL
KarenL 2 years ago

Very nice!

Florida, USA

Lat: 28.43, Long: -80.76

Spotted on May 6, 2012
Submitted on May 6, 2012

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