Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1350524

Polydamas Swallowtail
Battus polydamas

Observation date: December 25, 2022
Submitted by: therapypetz
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: South Florida Temperature in the 40's. Found these 2 Polydamas Caterpillars dangling from my Dutchmans Pipevine leaves, looked dead but I brought them inside, warmed them in my hand and they came back to life!
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: December 25, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Broward County