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Caterpillars of Pacific Northwest
Forests and Woodlands

Parnassius clodius [Papilionidae]

Black; single yellow subdorsal dots on A1-A8. This species is very common as an adult but is rarely seen as a caterpillar. It feeds on bleeding heart during May and June.

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