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A Skipper, a Ladybug and a Monarch Caterpillar on my Honeyvine Milkweed

Look what I found on my Honeyvine Milkweed yesterday afternoon. A skipper, a ladybug and a Monarch butterfly caterpillar! This is a Silver-spotted Skipper  He was pretty flittery, and then when I read about him I found out that is … Continue reading

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The Hungry Caterpillar

This was a huge leaf on a grapevine and this little guy has made quick work of it. But I think eating is all caterpillars do. And then they make a cocoon and become a butterfly or a moth. I … Continue reading

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Anybody Know What Kind of Caterpillar This Is?

Breaking News: Caterpillar Identified As Eight-Spotted Forester It’s been two years, but now I know this is an Eight-Spotted Forester Caterpillar. I received a link to a post on Insects in the City with a photo and details. According to … Continue reading

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A White Fuzzy Caterpillar

I found this white fuzzy caterpillar with all the grasshoppers recently. I did a quick web search to  figure out what kind it was and I think it’s a White Virginian Tiger moth caterpillar. Here’s what bugguide.net says about the … Continue reading

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Luna Moth

During the early evening hours of August 2008, I spied this male luna moth, Actias Luna, on a small high branch of my Redbud tree that was pressed up under the eaves of my garage . I’d never seen one … Continue reading

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A Waved Sphinx Moth

I was staring out of my office window a couple of years ago—something I frequently do when trying to come up with just the right word combination— and this green caterpillar suddenly came into focus. It was on a butterfly … Continue reading

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