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Caterpillars on Dutchman pipe vine

Zone 34235 | danielleavenick added on July 24, 2016 | Answered

What should I do? Remove the caterpillars by hand?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on July 25, 2016

See if you can make an identification, these could very well be the Pipevine Swallowtail caterpillar.
These Caterpillar don't generally harm the host plant, so they can stay!
Here is a link with more information.

http://www.fcps.edu/islandcreekes/ecology/pipevine_swallowtail.htm

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