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JADDecember 10th, 2010, 12:22 pm
Alexandria Pa

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I took these pictures this summer What is IT.










Wat ya think
John

They fasten red (crimson red) wool around a hook, and fix onto the wool two feathers which grow under a cocks wattles, and which in colour are like wax.
Radcliffe's Fishing from the Earliest Times,
OldredbarnDecember 10th, 2010, 12:35 pm
Novi, MI

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It's an alien!
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TaxonDecember 10th, 2010, 1:44 pm
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Plano, TX

Posts: 1327
Hi John,

I believe it to be the larva (caterpillar) of an Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly, Papilio glaucus.
Best regards,
Roger Rohrbeck
www.FlyfishingEntomology.com
JADDecember 10th, 2010, 2:07 pm
Alexandria Pa

Posts: 362
Thank you Roger


That would be this


They fasten red (crimson red) wool around a hook, and fix onto the wool two feathers which grow under a cocks wattles, and which in colour are like wax.
Radcliffe's Fishing from the Earliest Times,

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