Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Dryas Julia Caterpillar

"Dryas julia caterpillar" by DeadEyeArrow - Own work. Licensed under GFDL via Wikimedia Commons - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dryas_julia_caterpillar.JPG#/media/File:Dryas_julia_caterpillar.JPG

About This Insect

Scientific Name: Dryas julia (or iulia)
Food: passionflower (Passiflora family)
What does it turn into?  See it here
Does it sting? No.
Will it destroy my garden? No, but if there are a lot of them they may do damage to cultivated passionflower vines.

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