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Fake Eyes of a Caterpillar - Papilio glaucus

Fake Eyes of a Caterpillar - Papilio glaucus
Severna Park, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA
July 27, 2005
Size: 3-4 inches

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Eastern Swallowtail caterpillar
I have found one of these in St. Louis Missouri. IS this normal because everthing else I have seen shows that they are found near the east coast. Do I need to report it to someone?

See our data map
here. Though it simply indicates the source of our images, it gives a good idea of the range, which includes Missouri. The dividing line between this one and the Western Tiger, which is very similar, is the Rocky Mountains.

I cropped this one
to show more detail, so I could use it on the info page.

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