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Pipevine Swallowtail caterpillar

Battus philenor

Description:

A little over an inch in length. Black body with 18 bright orange nubs, two of which protrude from its sides at the segment where its front legs end.

Habitat:

Found in Georgia, United States.

Notes:

Found toasting on road early in the day. I brought it inside thinking it was dead, but it seems to be drinking water off the table. There is a noticeable lump on its right side that worries me, though.

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LauraPantelakis
Spotted by
LauraPantelakis

Georgia, USA

Spotted on Jun 28, 2017
Submitted on Jun 28, 2017

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