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What kind of caterpillar? - Polygonia interrogationis

What kind of caterpillar? - Polygonia interrogationis
Horseshoe Bend, Weatherford, Parker County, Texas, USA
November 6, 2009
Size: 1"+
Found this caterpillar hanging from a branch on a Lantana bush. All ID help appreciated.

Question Mark
The only candidate that makes good sense, and matches. I should have thought to comment at the time that it was probably getting ready to pupate, and the next day you probably could have gotten a nice photo of the chrysalis (which would also have helped identify it quickly).

Moved from Crescents, Checkerspots, Anglewings, etc..

 
Thank you....
...David. Appreciate the positive ID! :)

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

definitely a butterfly in the subfamily Nymphalinae
A "Brush-footed" Butterfly. However, I'm not certain which species. There are distinct branching horns on the head, which narrows it down a lot. It has much the "look" of Polygonia, and it is probably a Question Mark (Polygonia interrogationis). Buckeye (Junonia coenia) caterpillars sometimes feed on Lantana, though it really doesn't look like that species to me (but it could be).

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