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A Beer for a Butterfly or 'Suds for a Bug'

This is a cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's almost that time again—time for the annual “Beer for a Butterfly” contest or “Suds for a Bug.” If you're out and about on Jan. 1, start looking for that cabbage white butterfly. But you're going to have to beat the...

This is a cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is a cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is a cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at 2:24 PM

Not Again!

Male light brown apple moth

Not again! The light brown apple moth, also known as "the eat-everything moth" because its larvae dine on about 250 host plants, is back in the news again. We received a press release yesterday (Nov. 5) from Stephen...

Male light brown apple moth
Male light brown apple moth

MALE LIGHT BROWN APPLE MOTH--The light brown apple moth is a native of Australia. (Photo courtesy of David Williams, principal scientist, Perennial Horticulture, Department of Primary Industries, Victoria, Australia.)

Female light brown apple moth
Female light brown apple moth

FEMALE LIGHT BROWN APPLE MOTH--The female has lighter coloring than the male. In Australia, it lays up to 1500 eggs in a clutch, usually three times a year.(Photo courtesy of David Williams, principal scientist, Perennial Horticulture, Department of Primary Industries, Victoria, Australia.)

Posted on Thursday, November 6, 2008 at 6:42 AM
 
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