Apparently unusual for mt. D.
This little things MOVING, mainly crawling along cow pies on the trail.
These are the eggs of the Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly, a showy butterfly found across much of North America. Aristolochia species are the host plant for this butterfly.
Photographed at Two Rivers Park, Pulaski County, Arkansas
Sabine National Forest,
Sabine Co., Texas
17 May 2013
2 shots posted, lateral and dorsal view of same individual
Pipevine Swallowtail (Battus philenor), male, Ord Bend county park, Glenn County, California - 13 May 2013.