Dill Plants
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Insect/Caterpillar

Anonymous added on August 2, 2011 | Answered

I have found a caterpillar approximately 1 1/2 inches long with black/yellow stripes dining on my dill weed plant. I live in the Northeast. What is it, and how do I get rid of it?

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Nikki
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Answered on August 3, 2011

It may be an Eastern Black Swallowtail: http://www.fcps.edu/islandcreekes/ecology/eastern_black_swallowtail.htm

Regardless, this article will help you with caterpillars in your garden:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/prevent-caterpillars.htm

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