Identify Caterpillars

Where To Find Caterpillars

Look for caterpillars on the underside of leaves of their host plants out of the way of predators. Some will hide during the day in shelters of leaves and grass and only feed at night.

They are fascinating to watch as they feed on their host plant. There may not be much left of the plant by the time they leave so if you want to maintain the beauty of your garden, you can plant the host plants off to the side.

Brush-footed Butterflies

Brown Chrysalis (Pupa)
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Gulf Fritillary Chrysalis (Pupa)
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Brown chrysalis (pupa)
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Monarch Caterpillar (larva) Picture
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Queen Caterpillar
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Red Admiral chrysalis (pupa)
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Gossamer Wings


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Skippers

Green and Blackhead
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Swallowtails & Parnassians

Anise Swallowtail Chrysalis
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Black Swallowtail Caterpillar
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Brown and white caterpillar
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black with red dots caterpillar
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Spicebush Swallowtail Caterpillar (larva)
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Zebra Swallowtail Caterpillar (larva)
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Whites & Sulphurs

Cabbage White Caterpillar
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Orange Barred Sulphur Caterpillar
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