Palamedes Swallowtail Butterfly Caterpillar (Papilio palamedes)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Palamedes Swallowtail Butterfly Caterpillar (Papilio palamedes)

Learn: http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/wildflower/completebutterflydata.asp?id=2

Larval host: Red bay (Persea borbonia), swamp bay (Persea palustris), silk bay (Persea humilis)

Shown on Florida Native Plant: SWAMP BAY (Persea sp. likely palustris)

photo of Adult: https://centralfloridacritteroftheday.wordpress.com/2014/07/19/palamedes-swallowtail-butterfly-papilio-palamedes/

Egg (photo from 2010):

My take:

Will the Palamedes Swallowtail Butterfly Survive?
http://web.archive.org/web/20150316163152/http://www.beautifulwildlifegarden.com/will-the-palamedes-swallowtail-butterfly-survive.html

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