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Black Swallowtail caterpillar

Papilio polyxenes

Notes:

Eating parsley (there were a couple of them and the parsley may be gone by morning).

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2 Comments

lynne.warren
lynne.warren 9 years ago

I also have fennel planted for them but it looks like they prefer the parsley - I'll have to watch for the chrysalis next. Thanks!

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

Now you know that Parsley is a Host plant where this particular butterfly lays it's eggs. Beautiful spotting.

lynne.warren
Spotted by
lynne.warren

Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Jun 16, 2011
Submitted on Jun 16, 2011

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