DeSoto, Dallas County, Texas, USA November 30, 1999
It appears that the nearest one is shedding its outer covering. These were both doing the same thing at the same time, and both had disappeard by the next day--although I continued to find adult caterpillars on the parsley. However, I was disappointed that I never saw any make it to chrysalis stage. I assumed that predators got them as I do not use pesticides. But I've been puzzled since I haven't seen any similar pictures--so you might be right!
Contributed by Gacko on 5 March, 2008 - 9:38am Last updated 8 July, 2009 - 5:50pm
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