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

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Is the gulf fritillary caterpillar harmful to humans?

no.


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 type of caterpillar is red with black spikes?

It's a Fritillary caterpillar, which then becomes a Fritillary butterfly. In my garden they seem to cluster and primarily eat passion flower vines. (Austin, Texas)


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.


Dark orange caterpillars on passion vine?

Gulf Fritillary Catipillars they only feed on the passion vine


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

The accepted scientific name is Agraulis vanillae nigrior.


When was Glanville Fritillary created?

Glanville Fritillary was created in 1758.


When was Uncompahgre Fritillary created?

Uncompahgre Fritillary was created in 1980.


When was Regal Fritillary created?

Regal Fritillary was created in 1773.

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