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Black swallowtail caterpillar (final instar preparing to pupate)

Papilio polyxenes

Description:

Black swallowtail caterpillar which has left the fennel plant it has been feeding on & climbed onto a day lily bud in order to pupate.

Habitat:

Semi rural butterfly garden

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KarenL
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KarenL

Franklin, Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Jul 6, 2013
Submitted on Jul 6, 2013

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