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Black Swallowtail Caterpillar

Papilio polyxenes

Description:

Caterpillar & soon-to-be Swallowtail butterfly

Habitat:

Parsley plant

Notes:

This little fellow made a chrysalis overnight then took about twenty days to come out a beautiful black swallowtail.

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1 Comment

Christiane
Christiane 9 years ago

Great shot!

JulieOwens
Spotted by
JulieOwens

Harrisonburg, Virginia, USA

Spotted on Jul 10, 2011
Submitted on Jul 11, 2011

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