May 23, 2016

 

The Viceroy (Limenitis archippus) is a favorite amongst our staff and our audiences, and for good reason--it’s a pretty awesome caterpillar!

 

If you’ve seen a Viceroy caterpillar before, your first thought might have been, “Weird.” That reaction would be justified; Vic...

December 8, 2015

 

CATERPILLAR OF THE WEEK: Festively colored for the holiday season, The Joker (Feralia jocosa) was destined to be featured in December.
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The joker has two striking forms of camouflage in its life. As a caterpillar, i...

October 7, 2015

 

CATERPILLAR OF THE WEEK: Watch out, Christian Dior and Stella McCartney! If Camouflaged Loopers (Synchlora aerata) were invited to Paris Fashion Week, they might steal your thunder. These caterpillars decorate themselves with exquisite outfits they craft from their fo...