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Mourning Cloak Butterfly caterpillar

Nymphalis antiopa


this caterpillar was seen at Castle Rock Park in Walnut Creek.

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Mourning Cloak caterpillar
Nymphalis antiopa Nymphalis antiopa - Wikipedia

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maplemoth662 2 years ago

A beautiful caterpillar....

Hema 3 years ago

I did see one mourning cloak butterfly.There were a good amount of Checker spots.

Hema 3 years ago

thanks so much Graham! I will update it accordingly.

Graham Monroe
Graham Monroe 3 years ago

Nice find! I would guess, however, that it is a mourning cloak caterpillar, not an Edith checkerspot. They are pretty similar, but if you just search and compare them on google images you can see some differences.

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California, USA

Spotted on May 19, 2017
Submitted on May 19, 2017

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