Category Archives: Moths

Polyphemus Moth

I have to give Sascha (German Shepherd) credit for finding this.  We were walking back from the ice machine and she bumped into this outdoor grill.  Suddenly I saw this big ol’ Moth on the ground. I used a twig to place it on some walking stones, then took some pictures.  This Moth was almost […]

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Closeup Of IO Moth Caterpillars

I took out the Macro lens to get some closeup shots of these tiny Spicebush Caterpillars (or so I thought?). I thought since they were on my Sassafras tree they must be Spicebush Caterpillars?  Could these be some kind of Moth larvae?  The tree is definitely Sassafras. Would anyone confirm these are IO Moth caterpillars? […]

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Spicebush Swallowtail Caterpillars On Sassafras

Do you ever have one of those days when you think you might just know a little about a certain subject then realize you don’t know much at all? Well I’m not having one of those days, I’m having one of those weeks.  First, the Giant Swallowtail was getting nectar from the Milkweed, and now […]

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