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This butterfly has the distinction of having the only carnivorous caterpillar. A summer visitor.

Bayou George, FL.


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  • jesika
    jesikaabout 5 years ago

    I have never heard of a carnivorous butterfly larva. What do they eat?
    A lovely shot.

  • May Lattanzio
    May Lattanzioabout 5 years ago
    Oh, I guess little soft bodied insects like aphids. Glad you liked the photo.
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