Tag Archives: moth larva

02.12.2020-1 Aspen Leaf Miner

The other day I mentioned that the Ice Abstract I posted reminded me of a leaf miner’s trail. These are very small larvae, mostly moths but also flies, wasps, and others, that spend their developmental time within leaves feeding on … Continue reading

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08.10.2019 Must be scratchy on the way down

I wouldn’t imagine a bird would swallow one of these twice…if at all. Virginian Tiger Moth caterpillar-Spilosoma virginica-aka Yellow Bear.  There’s more to Moosehorn Pond than frogs.  🙂

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08.23.2014 Roadside Attractions

This morning was a bit of a disappointment as the sky was quite overcast.  But there is always something to be found and I’ve a couple to share. I have seen very few caterpillars this year, so it was a … Continue reading

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