Tag Archives: Larva

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly (Papilio glaucus) Delightfully, I’ve been seeing lots of Tiger Swallowtails lately! Here in New England, Tiger Swallowtails are one of our largest and most beautiful butterflies. There are abundant sources of food for both larva and adults, so this … Continue reading

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What the heck is that? Real Insect Aliens

“Huh, what’s this? How does a tiny ball of lint move by itself?” Sitting in my adirondack chair outside, I saw a 1/4″ ball of fuzz on the armrest move. I am more curious than squeamish, so I looked closer … Continue reading

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