Early instar Tiger Swallowtail larva on a Chionanthus virginicus (Fringe Tree), Arkansas
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larva on Chionanthus virginicus

larva on Chionanthus virginicus
This larva was found on a Fringe Tree (Chionanthus virginicus), on the road to Lost Valley, Buffalo National River. Other trees in the Ash (Fraxinus) family are known hosts for this species, but Chionanthus is not in the data base. This one is in transition from brown to green.

larva - lateral

Larva - dorsal, showing size
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