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Old 07-23-2014, 06:58 PM
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QuestionHelp Identify caterpillar & egg?


Hi there. Hoping someone sees this soon! I found this little guy crawling on my swamp milkweed. The leaf was kind of rolled up around him. Doesn't look like a monarch caterpillar to me. Anyone know what this is?

Also including a picture of 1 of 2 eggs I found on my other swamp milkweed on the other side of the garden. Hoping these are monarch eggs. Thank you for your help!

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Old 08-02-2014, 11:00 AM
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I would think that this leafroller is probably the caterpillar of a Tortricidae moth.
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