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Prepupal Eastern tiger swallowtail caterpillar

Papilio glaucus

Description:

This caterpillar had affixed silk threads covering the leaf where it was resting. I think it was getting ready to pupate.

Habitat:

Mixed hardwood understory.

Notes:

http://bugguide.net/node/view/450978/bgi...

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4 Comments

Eduard Elaydo Uy
Eduard Elaydo Uy 9 years ago

nice

allencraig
allencraig 9 years ago

Amazing and beautiful!

KristalWatrous
KristalWatrous 9 years ago

That looks right. Dang, you guys are fast tonight! Thanks Lynne!

lynne.warren
lynne.warren 9 years ago

prepupal tiger swallowtail caterpillar? here's a link
http://www.whatsthatbug.com/2011/08/11/p...

KristalWatrous
Spotted by
KristalWatrous

Pennsylvania

Spotted on Aug 3, 2011
Submitted on Oct 21, 2011

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