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08.06.2020 Who’s been eating my buttonbush?
Posted on August 6, 2022 by Steve Gingold
Promethea Silkmoths is who. After shooting the Swamp Spreadwing at Gauco Pond I went to Branch Bridge Road hoping for dragons or damsels. But all I got was this chance to photograph Promethea Silkworm moth larvae-Callosamia promethea. This first was … Continue reading →
Posted in Closeup Photography, Flora, Insects, Lepidoptera, Nature Photography, Western Massachusetts | Tagged Bombycoidea, Buttonbush, Callosamia promethea, Cephalanthus occidentalis, flora, Giant Silkworm, lepidoptera, Massachusetts, native flowers, native plant, native wildflower, New England, New Salem, Promethea Silkmoth, Saturniidae, Silkworm Moth, western massachusetts, Wildflowers | 29 Comments