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Pipevine Swallowtail Caterpillar
Battus philenor

Females will lay clusters of one to twenty reddish-brown eggs on the underside of host plant leaves.… read more

Zebra Swallowtail Caterpillar
Eurytides marcellus

The Zebra Swallowtail caterpillars are cannibalistic, females lay their eggs singly on pawpaw leaves… read more

Giant Swallowtail Caterpillar
Papilio cresphontes

Caterpillar The mature caterpillar resembles bird droppings to deter predators, and if that doesn… read more

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Caterpillar
Papilio glaucus

Young caterpillar brown and white, resembling bird droppings; mature caterpillar, to 2" (51 mm), is … read more

Cloudless Sulphur Caterpillar
Phoebis sennae

Once Cloudless Sulphur egg hatches, a caterpillar emerges that is yellow to greenish, striped on sid… read more

Boisduval's Blue Caterpillar
Plebejus icarioides (Icaricia icarioides)

Boisduval's Blue (Aricia icarioides) is a butterfly of the Lycaenidae family found in North America.… read more

Baltimore Checkerspot Caterpillar
Euphydryas phaeton

Unlike most butterflies and moths, which overwinter as eggs, pupae, or sometimes adults, the Baltimo… read more

Viceroy Caterpillar
Limenitis archippus

Caterpillar, 1-1/4" (25-32 mm), mottled brown or olive with saddle-shaped patch on back; fore parts … read more

Mourning Cloak Caterpillar
Nymphalis antiopa

Caterpillar, to 2" (51 mm), velvety black with white speckles, a row of red spots on back, and sever… read more

Tomato Hornworm
Manduca quinquemaculata

Caterpillar, 3-4" (75-102 mm), is pale or dark green with a black horn at rear, V-shaped white mark … read more

Tobacco Hornworm
Manduca sexta

Caterpillar, to 3 3/4" (95 mm), is green with diagonal white stripes and red horn at rear.… read more

California Tent Caterpillars
Malacosoma californicum

1" (25 mm). Male body, wings dull red-brown; forewings have parallel whitish stripes. Female body,… read more

Fall Webworm
Hyphantria cunea

Caterpillar variably colored, with long whitish to light brown hairs; grows to 1". In late summer … read more

Gypsy Moth Caterpillar
Lymantria dispar

Male wingspan 3/4" (20 mm); female wingspan 1 1/8-2 3/4" (28-70 mm). Male's fore wings brownish gra… read more

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