Archive for September 28th, 2013

Parsley Worm on Dill

Four of these ferocious Parsley Worms were chowing down on a volunteer dill plant along the garden fence:

Parsley Worm Caterpillar on Dill

Parsley Worm Caterpillar on Dill

Amazingly, they turn into Black Swallowtail butterflies that sometimes visit the Butterfly Bush outside our living room window. Well, maybe not this one, but certainly some of its relatives.

We don’t hassle them; they have a fearsome threat display that apparently works wonders on their natural predators.

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