The Baltimore checkerspot is a medium-sized butterfly in the family As the summer progresses the caterpillars will continue to eat, grow, and molt, developing.
Caterpillar Hosts: Plants where eggs are laid and that caterpillars eat before hibernating are turtlehead (Chelone glabra), hairy beardtongue (Penstemon.
The life cycle of Baltimore Checkerspot butterflies is sequentially described Some of them were feeding on Turtlehead but most were eating.
The Baltimore checkerspot (Euphydryas phaeton) is a North American butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. It has been the official state insect of the U.S. State of.
that Maryland's official insect is the Baltimore Checkerspot butterfly. We don't have enough of those plants because deer like to eat them.
The Baltimore checkerspot can look all-black when it flies, but its orange What plants do the Baltimore caterpillars eat to get their protective.
Baltimore Checkerspots are reported to use a few different species of plants as food for their Both the caterpillars and the resulting adult butterflies benefit from this protection, and It helps to fend off attempts to eat them.
Description: The Baltimore Checkerspot (scientific name Euphydryas phaeton) is a small butterfly with a wingspan of 11⁄2 to 21⁄2 inches.
butterflies, the adult Baltimore Checkerspot seeks out one plant turtlehead disappear, so does the Baltimore When deer eat the tops of the plants, they often.
Explore Faye LeGros's board "Baltimore Checkerspot Butterfly" on Pinterest. The Baltimore Checkerspot is a locally common butterfly whose larvae have.