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Contributors » Elijah » Caterpillar (Red Admiral or Milbert's Tortoiseshell)

Caterpillar (Red Admiral or Milbert's Tortoiseshell) discovered by Elijah (#9656)

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Sighting Info

Observed: August 23, 2017 @ 6:55 PM
Posted on: August 28, 2017 @ 3:39 PM (diff: 5 days)
Comments:
A patch of stinging nettle hosted caterpillars and chrysalises. They were either milbert's tortoiseshells (Nymphalis milberti) or red admirals (Vanessa atalanta). It is possible that it was both.

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