“Squish remorse” — Genista Larvae on Mountain Laurels Create Caterpillar Quandary

Ever had "squish remorse"? For this butterfly evangelist, squishing hundreds of genista moth larvae on Mountain Laurels created a caterpillar quandary.

By |2024-02-29T12:34:26-06:00May 15th, 2013|Moths|30 Comments

Loathed by Gardeners, Tomato Hornworms Morph into Magnificent Sphinx Moths

Happy Pollinators week! Don't squish that tomato hornworm--she turns into the magnificent Sphinx Moth, which pollinates various flowers, including the Agave plant.

By |2020-07-23T13:03:35-05:00June 21st, 2012|Butterfly Life Cycle, Jimsonweed, Moths|64 Comments
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