Saturday, June 6, 2015

Black Swallowtail Caterpillar

"Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes Closeup" by Photo by and (c)2009 Derek Ramsey (Ram-Man) - Own work (Own Picture). Licensed under GFDL 1.2 via Wikimedia Commons -

About This Insect

Scientific Name: Papilio polyxenes
Food: carrot, dill, and other Apiaceae
What does it turn into?  See it here
Does it sting? No.
Will it destroy my garden? No, though you may find a few on your carrot plants.


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