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Gulf Fritillary Caterpillar

Description:

This is a beautiful bright orange caterpillar with black spikes.

Habitat:

Southern United States, Mexico, most parts of South America, and the Caribbean.

Notes:

Though the spines look menacing, they are soft and don't sting. If those spines don't scare away predators, the Passion Flower butterfly larvae are poisonous if eaten.

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Agraulis vanillae


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Spotted on Jul 2, 2012
Submitted on Jul 3, 2012

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