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Redhumped Caterpillar

Once upon a time, there was a redhumped caterpillar gorging on the leaves of a redbud tree. For three days, the hungry caterpillar gobbled the leaves, like an insect version of Pac-Man. It snipped, shredded and skeletonized the leaves and then went for...

Redhumped Caterpillar
Redhumped Caterpillar

REDHUMPED CATERPILLAR gorges on the leaves of a redbud tree. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

No More
No More

THIS redhumped caterpillar never made it to a redhumped caterpillar moth. A spider and an army of Argentine ants made sure of that. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, October 8, 2010 at 8:05 PM
 
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