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Post  crs on 8/8/2012, 1:59 pm

can anyone help id this. I have several on my passion flower vine
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Post  camprn on 8/8/2012, 2:58 pm

Try your local county cooperative extension service Agriculture office.

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Post  pattipan on 8/8/2012, 4:44 pm

@crs wrote:can anyone help id this. I have several on my passion flower vine

I believe that's Fritillary butterfly caterpillar. Not sure which one though, might be Variegated or Meadow. Search for Fritillary on bugguide.net.

I did find this: http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/species/Euptoieta-claudia

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Post  crs on 8/8/2012, 5:24 pm

That is where I am leaning towards too. I think I am going to leave them alone and see what happens. I have two vines and they both have them on them. Maybe I will get to see a lot of butterflies!!
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Post  Pollinator on 8/8/2012, 5:40 pm

@crs wrote:That is where I am leaning towards too. I think I am going to leave them alone and see what happens. I have two vines and they both have them on them. Maybe I will get to see a lot of butterflies!!

My vote goes for Variegated Frit. We have Gulf Frits on our passion fruit each year and raise a lot of adults. Some years they strip all the foliage, but lately the wasps have been severely reducing their numbers. I guess that's the trade-off for having them clean out the tomato worms.
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Post  memart1 on 8/8/2012, 7:19 pm

I had a lot of those butterflies around the marigolds that border my garden. My niece, who is an environmental educator, took some beautiful pictures of them. When she put the pics on facebook, I learned what they were. I did not see any caterpillars, but did find a total of four hornworms all year, and three of those had the white wasp larvae on them. I have about 16 squares of various tomatoes in my 2-1/2' x 26' garden. I also have eggplant, peppers, pole beans, bush beans, spaghetti squash, cucumbers, and zucchini. I take it that these fritillary butterflies are nothing to be concerned about, or am I wrong about that?
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Post  memart1 on 8/8/2012, 7:43 pm

Here are some of the pics my niece took:

and a second one:

The third:

The same pair:

And the last one:

She takes some really good pics, and has loads of birds and flowers on her FB pages.
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Post  crs on 8/9/2012, 9:01 am

We got a little rain last night and along with it strong winds. I went out today and could only find one caterpillar. we will see what happens with that one
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