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Insect and Spider Identification: SOLVED: here's my caterpillar

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tiG
Newnan, GA
(Zone 8a)

September 1, 2001
5:27 PM

Post #12237

bad picture, I hope he's not a bad caterpillar.

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poppysue
Westbrook, ME
(Zone 5a)


September 1, 2001
8:52 PM

Post #119901

tiG, maybe a spring azure caterpillar. They'll feed on dogwood. I haven't been able to find a picture of the caterpillar though. Here's the butterfly...
http://www.ohiokids.org/ohc/nature/animals/insects/springazure.html
poppysue
Westbrook, ME
(Zone 5a)


September 1, 2001
8:56 PM

Post #119905

My book says the caterpillar is "slug-like" with variable colors. It also says that it exudes a honeydew that attracts ants. See any ants hanging around?

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