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Old 03-23-2009, 11:27 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by Stoloniferous View Post
Really?! What kind of butterfly?
It's the caterpillars of the Harvester butterfly (Feniseca tarquinius) that are carnivorous. They feed on woolly aphids; and sometimes scale insects or tree hoppers. This is the only carnivorous butterfly in North America. The adults feed on aphid honeydew.

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