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Spicebush Swallowtail Caterpillar

Papilio troilus

Description:

Family: Papilionidae. Length: 2 inches (51 mm). Green with large, black and yellow fake eyes. . Yellow and peach underside with blue "painted" dots. Blue dots on top also. Yellow spots. Feeding on Spicebush. (Around 4th instar)

Habitat:

Meadow/Woodland edge.


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5 Comments

James McNair
James McNair 4 years ago

Almost looks unreal, like a kids Pokemon toy! Lovely!

Zhenhua
Zhenhua 4 years ago

That is soooooooooo cute!!!

penna, USA

Lat: 40.84, Long: -75.64

Spotted on Jul 9, 2014
Submitted on Oct 21, 2014

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