Left - Black Swallowtail egg on parsley
Right - Black Swallowtail eggs on dill
Black Swallowtail caterpillar coming out of egg
Young Black Swallowtail caterpillars on parsley
Left - Black Swallowtail making his harness before pupating
Right - Harness complete ready to pupate
Right - Black Swallowtail chrysalis
Left - Black Swallowtail chrysalis ready to emerge
Left to right newly emerged black swallowtail
Cassius Blue - host plant plumbago
Host plant Partridge Pea
Giant Swallowtail egg on Tangerine leaf. Host plant in the citrus family
Giant Swallowtail caterpillar
Giant Swallowtail caterpillar ready to pupate
Longtail Skipper Host plant
Longtail Skipper eggs on underside of leaf. Notice 2 empty eggs to the left & notice how 3 eggs are stacked on top of each other on the right.
Longtail Skipper Caterpillars. I did not get many pictures because they roll the leafs around them.
Host plant different types of Passionvine. This one grows wild on my property.
Gulf Fritillary egg. They lay single eggs on the underside of leaves. They will often lay them on leaves of other plants near their host plant.
Gulf Fritillary caterpillar
Gulf Fritillary chrysalis
Left - Gulf Fritillary on Purple Cone Flower
Right - Gulf Fritillary placing egg on a vine near host plant
Variegated Fritillary caterpillar has several host plants. I found him on the passionvine pictured above
Variegated Fritillary Chrysalis
Old beat-up Variegated Fritillary butterfly
Zebra eggs are laid in clusters on new growth of passionvine
Zebra Longwing Caterpillars
Zebra hanging in "J" position ready to pupate
Left - side view of Zebra Longwing Chrysalis
Right - front view of Zebra Longwing Chrysalis
Zebra Longwing newly emerged
Whitevine - Sarcostemma clausum - Soldier host plant
The Soldier is in the Monarch Family
Visit this site for pictures I took of Monarch & Queen butterflies http://home.wi.rr.com/monarchraising/kim's.htm
The viceroy butterfly resembles the monarch. The Viceroy has a black line going across the hind wing and the monarch does not. The host plant for the Viceroy is Willow.
Two Viceroys enjoying the rotting fruit in a saw palmetto.
White Peacock Butterfly
Bacopa monnieri - water hyssop
Close-up of White Peacock Eggs on water hyssop
White Peacock caterpillar
Left picture: White Peacock Chrysalis upper corner - Monarch Chrysalis lower corner
Right picture: White Peacock Chrysalis ready to emerge on left - Monarch Chrysalis on right