Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 754904

Observation date: November 05, 2012
Submitted by: kandrinchae
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It is fall in the northwest. I found this caterpillar on the sidewalk of my child's school. It reminded me of swallowtail caterpillars. When I picked it up it froze and stayed curled in my hand for many minutes before starting to move about again.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: January 25, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Washington County