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Q: Is the gulf fritillary caterpillar harmful to humans?
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Is a gulf fritillary caterpillar harmful?

The Gulf fritillary caterpillar has soft spines that do not sting. However, it is poisonous if ingested.

When was Gulf Fritillary created?

Gulf Fritillary was created in 1758.

Identify orange caterpillar with black spikes?

Most likely a gulf fritillary. Was it eating a passion vine?

What kind of caterpillar has black spikes and orange stripes?

This caterpillar is probably from the Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae), also known as the Passion butterfly. The orange stripes warn predators that it is toxic.

What kind of caterpillar with black spikes and is striped with orange and grey going down?

This caterpillar is from the Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae), also known as the Passion Butterfly. They feed exclusively on species of passionflower.

What does Gulf fritillary EAT?

The Gulf fritillary eats the leaves and flowers of the passion vine. This is a host plant for this particular type of butterfly, which is bright orange in color.

What is the scientific name for the Lepidoptera known as the Gulf fritillary?

The accepted scientific name is Agraulis vanillae nigrior.

Dark orange caterpillars on passion vine?

Gulf Fritillary Catipillars they only feed on the passion vine

What does the gulf fritillary butterfly eat?

Most butterfly larvae and adults of plants for food, usually eating only specific parts of specific types of plants

What does caterpiller eat?

It depends upon the species of caterpillar. Monarch butterfly caterpillars eat milkweed. Gulf Fritillary caterpillars eat only passionvine. Many moth caterpillars can eat several types of plants. Butterflies are the most particular. They can eat only very limited species of plants. Without those plants, they will starve. Harvester butterfly caterpillars are 'meat' eaters; they eat aphids. Some caterpillars are cannibals and will eat other caterpillars off and on, but not as their primary diet.

What you the most common location of the passion flower butterfly?

florida. there are two butterflies that lay eggs on passionvine. the gulf fritillary, and the zebra longwings. the two best vines are passiflora subarosa, and passiflora lutea which are natives. if you want me to direct you to more information, get back to me.

The Gulf Of Mexico is made by humans or the earth?

It is a natural (earth made) body of water.

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