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Anise Swallowtail caterpillar

Papilio zelicaon


White, black, and yellow caterpillar about an inch long. In my veggie garden eating the fennel flower


Urban house veggie garden.

2 Species ID Suggestions

Old World Swallowtail
Papilio machaon Old World Swallowtail

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misako 8 years ago

Thank you Antonio! That was an amazing discovery for me. I have two on my fennel right now!

AntónioGinjaGinja 8 years ago

beautiful Misako,your first spotting :)

misako 9 years ago

Saarbrigger - I am going with Anise Swallowtail since it was found on a fennel plant. Thank you!

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Emeryville, California, USA

Spotted on Aug 22, 2011
Submitted on Aug 25, 2011

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