Subject: Electric Caterpillars Eating Parsley
Geographic location of the bug: Mantaloking, NJ
Time: 11:47 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Dear Bugman,
These neon caterpillars were enjoying a parsley buffet in a backyard near the bay in Jersey. Wondering what they will be after they transition…
How you want your letter signed: Melanie on the Irish Chain
Dear Melanie on the Irish Chain,
This is a Black Swallowtail Caterpillar, often called a Parsley Worm or Carrot Worm by home gardeners because of their host plants. The adult Black Swallowtail is a beautiful butterfly.