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Eastern Giant Swallowtail Caterpillar

Papilio cresphontes

Description:

In the first photo, you can see it recently shed its exoskeleton, which I believe was from its first instar. This instar is much smoother and resembles bird droppings much more closely.

Habitat:

Orange tree in a suburban yard


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1 Comment

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 3 days ago

A beautiful caterpillar....

Florida, USA

Lat: 28.89, Long: -82.57

Spotted on Aug 28, 2017
Submitted on Nov 13, 2017

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