Edge of the Prairiethe sand prairies and savannas of the Chicago region

    Lepidopteran larvae
    Juvenile form of Moths
    Butterflies and Skippers

Larvae of the moths, butterflies and skippers feast on the summer foliage of many plants.

Lepidopteran larvae
Lepidopteran larvae

Identification requires an expert: if you can identify the species pictured here, why not drop us a note at marty@bigeastern.com.


Visual Determination of Sex of Diamondback Moth Larvae: Yong-Biao Liu and Bruce E. Tabashnik Department of Entomology, University of Hawaii.



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