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Black Swallowtail Butterfly

Papilio polyxenes asterius


Current stage caterpillar


Plants of the carrot family.


This is 1 of 8 caterpillars on my carrot tops.

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keithp2012 7 years ago

By me we have the black Sassafras Swallowtail, and once in a while the yellow swallowtails.

Delaware, USA

Lat: 39.73, Long: -75.60

Spotted on Aug 25, 2010
Submitted on Aug 25, 2010

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