Butterfly sighting

Aug 20 2017

Darleen Horman

Location: Our yard in Allenton
Washington County

2 of the Eastern Tigers were dark form females, one newly emerged. The cecropia caterpillar was being stalked by a Tachinid fly. I thought about rescuing it, but noticed it already had several eggs on it.

Cecropia Moth caterpillar

Cecropia Moth caterpillar

Cecropia Moth caterpillar

Cecropia Moth caterpillar

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail