Gulf Fritillary Butterfly Caterpillar (Agraulis vanillae)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Gulf Fritillary Butterfly Caterpillar (Agraulis vanillae)

member of the Brushfooted Butterflies Family (Nymphalidae)

Learn: http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/wildflower/completebutterflydata.asp?id=28

Larval hosts: maypop (Passiflora incarnata), yellow passion flower (Passiflora lutea), corky-stemmed passion flower (Passiflora suberosa)

Shown on Florida Native Plant: PURPLE PASSIONFLOWER (Passiflora incarnata)

photo of Adult:
https://centralfloridacritteroftheday.wordpress.com/2016/07/19/gulf-fritillary-butterfly-agraulis-vanillae-3/

mating pair:
https://centralfloridacritteroftheday.wordpress.com/2014/06/19/gulf-fritillary-butterfly-agraulis-vanillae-mating/#comments

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