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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail caterpillar

Papilio glaucus

Description:

About 1/2in in length maybe 1/4in length at widest part. Appears to be a cocooning insect. Vibrant Green with white banding. Barely visible is some silk or webbing covering the leaf and pupa (?). *** Update: 4th picture is one day later! Look how fast it's growing.

Habitat:

A nut tree leaf, I believe hickory or buckeye. West central ga wood line.

Notes:

WOW! Thanks for the ID Ornithoptera80. We've had so many swallowtails around this year, it's amazing to see one this "young" :)

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1 Comment

Deny
Deny 3 months ago

Clearly spotting to camufladge . Nice 😙😙😙

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momsavang

Cataula, Georgia, United States

Spotted on Aug 21, 2020
Submitted on Aug 21, 2020

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