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Insect and Spider Identification: SOLVED: Eating my Echinaceas

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greenthumb99

greenthumb99
Lucketts, VA
(Zone 7a)

May 12, 2013
5:26 AM

Post #9517609

Would like to know what they become so I feel better about letting them munch. Thanks

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Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

May 12, 2013
8:33 AM

Post #9517831

Caterpillar is of a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae, most likely a silvery checkerspot - http://bugguide.net/node/view/689242

greenthumb99

greenthumb99
Lucketts, VA
(Zone 7a)

May 12, 2013
9:35 AM

Post #9517878

Thanks Flapdoodle for the ID. The plants should recover, so I'll leave them be.

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