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Green monster


Green monster
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Copyright: Andriy Bartkiv (UkeTex) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 12 W: 0 N: 10] (229)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-04-22
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D70, Tamron 28-200 AF Aspherical LD, 72mm UV
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/4 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Caterpillars, CATERPILLARS OF AMERICA [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-12-16 21:10
Viewed: 3386
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I do not know what's its name. But I do know this caterpilar likes my tomato and dill :-)
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Dear Andriv,
I am not an expert in American caterpillars but I am sure that is from the genre Papilio. Maybe Papilio polyxenes.
This is a genre of very nice butterflies.

Best regards and Merry Christmas

Looks like Black swallowtail caterpillar (parsleyworm)
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Papilionidae
Genus and species: Papilio polyxenes Fabricius

Great shot!
Very good capture - well composed with fantastic color. :)

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