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Anise Swallowtail Caterpillar

Papilio zelicaon


This caterpillar has almost doubled in size in 5 days! Now almost 1 inch long. It has changed from black to a greenish color with black stripes and orange and yellow spots. Unfortunately I am down to 5 caterpillars now on my fennel plants. May 15 spotting of the same caterpillar:


Urban house vegetable garden.

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misako 8 years ago

Thank you Maria!

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

nice series!

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Emeryville, California, USA

Spotted on May 20, 2012
Submitted on May 23, 2012

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