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One Weird Inchworm

This morning I had a look around my yard after being away for the past week, and I met this fantastic creature on a leaf of one of our cultivated hazelnuts: Its body was awkwardly contorted, and it took me … Continue reading

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Spring Moth

You may recall that last spring I found a sawfly larva eating a distinctive pattern in a black cherry leaf, and was going to try to raise it.  Well, on June 17 I noticed a tiny inchworm (about 2.5 mm long) … Continue reading

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Camouflaged Looper

This week I’m house sitting for some friends, at the same house with the wasp hotels and the ant possessed by liver flukes.  When I was invited over for dinner a little over a week ago, I was enticed by … Continue reading

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