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Mourning Cloak (spiny elm) Caterpillar

Nymphalis antiopa


Caterpillar is black and spiny, with fine white speckles, and a row of red spots running down the back. Caterpillars will pupate for 3 weeks. Adults emerge early to mid summer. Mourning Cloak overwinters as adult.


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Saskatchewan, Canada

Spotted on Jun 23, 2013
Submitted on Jul 28, 2013

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