|Malachite Butterfly||Siproeta stelenes|
The MalachiteButterfly is nectaring on a Hammock Snakeroot Flower.
Malachite Caterpillars are dark black with blood red spines. Don't worry, the spines are soft; I've picked up the caterpillars and not been harmed. Some moth caterpillars sting, so always research before you touch.
Here is a Malachite coming out of its chrysalis: