Julia Butterfly; Dryas julia

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Julia Butterfly
Dryas iulia
Julia Butterfly Dryas iulia
Julia Butterfly laying eggs Dryas iulia
Julia Butterfly eggs on passionvine Passiflora Dryas iulia
A Julia Butterfly drinks
nectar from Vitex blossoms.
Julias usually lay eggs upon
tendrils or dead objects near
passionvine, Passiflora sp
Eggs on a tendril of passionvine.
Julia Butterfly caterpillar Dryas iulia
Julia Butterfly larva Dryas iulia
Julia Butterfly caterpillar Dryas iulia
Julia caterpillars boast
an unusual hairstyle!
A Julia caterpillar (larva)
eats passionvine.
Color of the caterpillar
may vary slightly.
Julia Butterfly pupa Dryas iulia
Julia Butterfly Chrysalis Dryas iulia
Julia Butterfly Dryas iulia Zebra Longwing Gulf Fritillary pupae
A Julia chrysalis (pupa)
Julia chrysalises (pupae) vary
in shades of brown.
Three passionvine chrysalises
Julia, Zebra Longwing,
and Gulf Fritillary.
Julia Butterfly Dryas iulia
Julia Butterfly Dryas iulia nectaring
Julia Butterfly mate or pair Dryas iulia
A roosting butterfly resembles
a dead leaf.
A Julia rests upon a
nectar plant 'Candy Corn'.
Julia butterflies pairing (mating).
Julia butterflies are found in south Florida.