Long-tailed Skipper Caterpillar (Urbanus proteus)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Long-tailed Skipper Caterpillar (Urbanus proteus)

In my garden, this butterfly larvae uses TICKTREFOIL (Desmodium spp.). During the day they wrap themselves in leaves as shelter.

Learn: http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/wildflower/completebutterflydata.asp?id=46

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