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Spicebush Caterpillar Showing Osmeterium

Swallowtail. Spicebush Swallowtail Caterpillar showing its Osmeterium (the strong smelling "horns" on its head). The Osmeterium looks like a snake tongue, and along with the snake-like eye spots, gives the caterpillar defense through mimicry . Lexington, Georgia, 2015.

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