Orange Dog

ID, Please!
Are you still identifying caterpillars? I found this strange looking caterpillar on my lemon tree. We live in Southern California, about 25 miles inland from San Diego. My daughter thought it looked like a bird dropping! It’s about 3 inches long and sort of has a face. Thanks,

Hi Tracy,
The caterpillar of the beautiful Giant Swallowtail is sometimes called the Orange Dog. They do look like bird droppings.

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