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Polydamus Caterpillars

Battus polydamus


The first 3 pictures are of Polydamus caterpillars eating the flowers of my pipevine. The last picture is of the Polydamus Swallowtail butterfly looking for a good place to lay her eggs on my pipevine.

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Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

Your such a good sport Alice, letting them have your pretty flowers. Still, I'd do that too for these lovely butterflies. Great series !

bayucca 7 years ago

Caleb, this is an Aristolochia sp., also called Pipewine, Pelican Flower or Dutchman's Pipe.

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 7 years ago

i really like the flower they're on too ;) what is it?

ceherzog 9 years ago

Nice're back?

MayraSpringmann 9 years ago

Great series!

Nicholas4 9 years ago

excellent Alice!

MelissaFerguson 9 years ago

Great spotting and photo's!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 9 years ago

It seems to be a very appetizing pipevine!

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

nice spotting and cool plant, too

harsuame 9 years ago


bayucca 9 years ago

Once pipevine, always pipevine! Circle of Life is closed! Cool spotting!

BrandonBlount 9 years ago

Very could spotting!!! Those are some neat looking little caterpillars!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 9 years ago

Very nice Alice!

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Venice, Florida, USA

Spotted on May 15, 2012
Submitted on May 16, 2012

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