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Black swallowtail caterpillar

Papilio polyxenes asterius

Notes:

Lots of these on my parsley late summer

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2 Comments

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 6 years ago

Neat find! Please add the scientific name to your spotting so it can be considered complete. Here is a link to the BugGuide page for this species that you could add as a reference, as well. http://bugguide.net/node/view/2636

LuckyLogan
LuckyLogan 6 years ago

Very cool find! I'd like to find a couple of these caterpillars, but it's getting really late in the year :(

beallburton
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beallburton

Iowa, USA

Spotted on Sep 12, 2014
Submitted on Sep 12, 2014

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