All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Spicebush Swallowtail Caterpillar</strong>

These caterpillars often hide in rolled up Spicebush leaves during the day. The large black and yellow spots on the thorax are used to frighten predators, such as birds. These caterpillars turn oran...
Spicebush Swallowtail Caterpillar

These caterpillars often hide in rolled up Spicebush leaves during the day. The large black and yellow spots on the thorax are used to frighten predators, such as birds. These caterpillars turn orange just before becoming a pupa.

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