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Photo#839155
Giant Swallowtail Caterpillar - Papilio cresphontes

Giant Swallowtail Caterpillar - Papilio cresphontes
Montreal area, Quebec, Canada
September 8, 2013
This caterpillar is of interest mainly because of where I found it. While the occurrence of the Giant Swallowtail in the province of Quebec is not unknown, it is rare and to find the caterpillar may be even rarer.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Giant Swallowtail
Nice find! First one BugGuide for Quebec. Do you know the plant it is feeding on?

e-butterfly.ca would be interested in this submission.

 
Host Plant
I found the caterpillar on a Prickly Ash
(Zanthoxylum americanum). It is actively feeding.

If you know what this is, there is no reason to post
to ID Request, since you don't need an ID. You can post directly to the cresphontes page. Now that it is here, could you Tag and Move it there? That would be most helpful. Thanks

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