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University of California - Irvine

Tiger Swallowtail Caterpillar

Caption: A tiger swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) caterpillar feeds on black cherry (Prunus serotina), which was the only plant consumed by this species at the research field site.

Credit: Michael Singer / Wesleyan University

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