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Life cycle with diapause: probably fifth instar - Papilio zelicaon

Life cycle with diapause: probably fifth instar - Papilio zelicaon
Alameda County, California, USA
September 4, 2009
Size: 5.1 cm (2 in.)
Two inches long and still eating. It had switched from carrot tops to parsley leaves some time before, like other P. z. zelicaon larvae I've watched. Once they find the parsley, they don't go back to carrot.

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