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Black Swallowtail Caterpillar

Papilio polyxenes

Description:

I found two about 20 feet away from each other on the same day. One was horizontal and this one was vertical. HA! (Sometimes called Eastern Swallowtail) (1 inch or so is a guess)

Habitat:

Meadow in the Poconos

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2 Comments

jprat001
jprat001 9 years ago

I think ive seen these! do they have antenna that extend when you poke them?

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

Lovely Speciman.

Carol Snow Milne
Spotted by
Carol Snow Milne

Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Sep 22, 2011
Submitted on Nov 21, 2011

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