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Insect and Spider Identification: SOLVED: Unknown Caterpiller

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Tim
Palmyra, VA
(Zone 7a)

June 19, 2001
3:16 PM

Post #6784

This is one of many cats I found munching on my Passiflora 'Lavender Lady'.

Any idea as to its future (butterfly or moth)?

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MzMunchken
Crestview, FL
(Zone 7b)

June 19, 2001
6:00 PM

Post #84712

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poppysue
Westbrook, ME
(Zone 5a)


June 19, 2001
10:13 PM

Post #84835

I had trouble with this one because the picture in my book looks different than yours. Searching the web I think it's a Gulf Fritillary. This link has good information about its life cycle. http://www.sasionline.org/fritillary/fritillary.html

Your passion vine collection should bring some interesting butterflies. There's many species that use passiflora as host plants.
Tim
Palmyra, VA
(Zone 7a)

June 20, 2001
2:25 PM

Post #85074

Sue,

THank You! What passion vines? They ate them up! :) j/k

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