Oct 122012
 
Southern Flannel Moth - Caterpillar to Moth

This is a Puss Caterpillar, the larval stage of the Southern Flannel Moth. This caterpillar is also known as the Tree Asp or Asp Caterpillar. It is so named because of the vicious sting it is reported to give. The fur of this caterpillar contains numerous venom releasing spines that can cause severe reactions in

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Jul 112012
 
Gulf Fritillary - Life Cycle

A few years ago Robin Korevaar noticed that a neighbor had butterflies all around her house. Robin followed her neighbor’s lead and planted Passion Flower vine in her yard. Robin has enjoyed Gulf Fritillary caterpillars and butterflies ever since. The vine is their host plant, meaning they lay their eggs on it and the caterpillars

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