A Caterpiller: Anise Swallowtail

By taggart  
A Caterpillar: Anise Swallowtail

This one is getting fat and round-- eating all my parsley! Photographed this morning!

V2 is a close up ---

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Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
10 Jul 2014 12:12AM
It's a very colourful and good detailed critter.

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mohikan22 14 2.3k 2 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2014 12:20AM
wonderful macro work, very detailed with spot on DOF
Irishkate Plus
7 41 113 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2014 12:30AM
Stunning images Jenn - I love V1.
Thanks for ID of Meadow Rue.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
10 Jul 2014 12:31AM
Wonderfully taken great detailed images, lovely colours, Jenn.
10 Jul 2014 12:42AM
Super images Jenn, excellent detail in both,
Mollycat Plus
4 11 2 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2014 12:58AM
What incredible detaled captures Jenn. No parsley sauce for you then.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2014 1:15AM
Parsley! So that's why it's so green! GrinGrinGrin
Congratulations on such good find!
Two of the best Jenn! Great macros and very well detailed!
10 Jul 2014 1:50AM
A beautiful macro, beautiful colour.
gary_d 10 576 13 Wales
10 Jul 2014 2:02AM
This is unbelievably good Jenn. - gary
bugdozer 14 98 2
10 Jul 2014 2:10AM
Pretty picture, but it looks like it's had just a smidge too much sharpening in post processing for my taste.
tonyguitar 6 62 37 Canada
10 Jul 2014 2:56AM
The fates have smiled upon you with this natural art object. Thank you
for spreading that smile to us who may never see one of these. So
powerfully presented...Wow! TG
PranavMishra 5 52 17 India
10 Jul 2014 5:40AM
very special image.. a sight never witnessed.. it gripping the thin branches and eating avidly..
very fine image..
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2014 7:19AM
Stunning, the creature and the images!
fentiger Plus
16 918 24 England
10 Jul 2014 7:34AM
Amazingly detailed macro capture.

barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2014 7:37AM
Munch munch munch munch munch.......
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2014 8:10AM
marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2014 8:14AM
Two very expertly crafted shots Jenn, very nice indeed.
jdinne 14 16 England
10 Jul 2014 8:39AM
Wow excellent Jenn both superb

mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1887 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2014 9:08AM
A perfect little pole-dancer!
CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2014 10:38AM
Super detail Jenn, caught in the act!
Amazing detail on both images Jen. SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
jaktis 14 84 Sweden
10 Jul 2014 11:45AM
What a beauty

SlowSong Plus
9 7.3k 30 England
10 Jul 2014 11:57AM
Aw, it's just gorgeous. Never seen such sweet feet on a caterpillar wrapped around a stem, and love it having a little nibble in V2.
Joline Plus
11 30 53 United States
10 Jul 2014 12:44PM
I have planted extra parsley just for the caterpillars and butterflies to enjoy. My milkweed is blossoming so I hope to get some critters soon. This one looks very well fed.
FeatherFriend 10 38 217 England
10 Jul 2014 2:13PM
Stunning image Jen, cracking detail, shortlisted,
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
10 Jul 2014 3:11PM
Splendid close ups Jenn.
Good shots.
PhilT2 Plus
8 443 29 England
10 Jul 2014 4:00PM
Magnificent macro shots......detail and colour is first class
10 Jul 2014 4:46PM
Stunning images
User_Removed 5 920 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2014 5:35PM
Superb detailed macro
myrab 11 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2014 6:26PM
2 brilliant images.

Maiwand 11 3 73 England
10 Jul 2014 7:25PM
Superb image Jennn. Some really wonderful detail.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
1881 6 India
10 Jul 2014 7:57PM
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2014 7:58PM
Our native Swallowtail, which lives only lives in the fens of Norfolk, lays it's eggs on Milk Parsley - the caterpillars main/only food plant

10 Jul 2014 9:25PM
Superb Jenn. No wonder he is plump eating all your parsley. Cathy
dark_lord Plus
14 2.1k 525 England
10 Jul 2014 9:35PM
Beautifully captured.
My parsley is growing very well, glad we don't get these over here, but then you've had a good photo opportunity Smile
Ayoob 6 Australia
10 Jul 2014 10:51PM
Very well done , Jenn - wonderful images...GrinGrinGrin
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
10 Jul 2014 11:35PM
Lovely caterpillar - 2 superb imges.
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
11 Jul 2014 11:23PM
Brilliant macrowork Jenn, the details and colours are fabulous, two of your very best images methinks
viscostatic 11 35 5 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2014 6:09PM
A beautiful creature and great close-ups of it Jenn.

ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
14 Jul 2014 3:11PM
Awe...some. Both. V1 a tad more so, but Holy Cow x 2, Jennnn.


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