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Rolled willow leaf of overwintered larva for Viceroy caterpillar - Limenitis archippus

Rolled willow leaf of overwintered larva for Viceroy caterpillar - Limenitis archippus
Pleasant Prairie, Kenosha County, Wisconsin, USA
May 14, 2008
Size: 1 inch
Also found several of these on the bush. It did appear to be a type of willow bush. It was only about 3 1/2 feet tall.

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Rolled willow leaf of overwintered larva for Viceroy caterpillar - Limenitis archippus Viceroy Caterpillar 5-14-2008 - Limenitis archippus Side view of green version of Viceroy Caterpillar - Limenitis archippus Viceroy caterpillars - green and brown versions - Limenitis archippus Front view of Viceroy Chrysalis 5-18-2008 - Limenitis archippus Side view of Viceroy chrysalis 5-21-2008 - Limenitis archippus Viceroy Butterfly 5-26-2008 - Limenitis archippus

Moved
Moved from Viceroy.

White Admiral/Viceroy/Red-spotted Purple
This is one of the three-caterpillar-look-alikes. I can't tell the difference until the butterfly emerges from pupa. Larva overwinter in rolled leaves.

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