What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Subject: Bright green caterpillar
Location: Central Ohio
August 20, 2013 5:00 pm
This Caterpillar was on my parsley plant in mid August in central Ohio.
Signature: Mark D.

Black Swallowtail Caterpillar

Black Swallowtail Caterpillar

Hi Mark,
This is the caterpillar of a Black Swallowtail, and it is sometimes called a Parsley Worm or Carrot Worm.  The adult Black Swallowtails are lovely butterflies.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Ohio

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