Swallowtail caterpillar with warning colouration

Swallowtail caterpillar with warning colouration

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Credit: CLAUDE NURIDSANY & MARIE PERENNOU/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Swallowtail caterpillar. A brightly coloured swallowtail caterpillar (Papilio machaon) crawling across an umbelliferae flower. The conspicuous colours are a warning to predators that the caterpillar has distasteful flesh.

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Keywords: animal, aposematic colours, caterpilla, caterpillar, colour, defence, insect, insecta, invertebrate, invertebrates, nature, papilio machaon, swallowtail, swallowtail caterpillar, type, warning, warning colour, warning colours, wildlife, zoology

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