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Caterpillar id - Limenitis arthemis

Caterpillar id - Limenitis arthemis
Wayne, Wayne County, West Virginia, USA
May 18, 2008
I spotted this caterpillar near a creek on my family's farm.

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Caterpillar id - Limenitis arthemis Caterpillar id - Limenitis arthemis

Nice shots!
This appears to be Red-spotted Purple on (I think) beech leaves. Naked bumps behind the head separate it from other Limenitis spp. according to info in guide. See here and compare below.


 
Red-spotted Purple
You're right Hannah. I just found the images on it.
Thanks for responding so quickly.

 
You're welcome
I moved these to the guide for you.

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