Help with id

Asked August 22, 2019, 9:00 AM EDT

Hi, any information these caterpillars? Thanks.

Maryland native insect or spider id question mark butterfly

1 Response

These are caterpillars of the Question Mark Butterfly (Polygonia sp.). They are native insects that can be found throughout Maryland. You can see photos of their different life stages on the following page. https://www.marylandbiodiversity.com/viewSpecies.php?species=558

Christa