Smart Gardening Webinar: Captivating Caterpillars

July 22, 2020

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Insects are not only overwhelmingly diverse, but if you consider each metamorphic form, a complex array of shapes, colors and personalities emerges that will tease every budding entomologist’s imagination. Caterpillars a.k.a. “Lepidopterans” are among the most intriguing group. From the artistically marked spurge hawk moth to the stinging, spiny, Automeris, this group is not only intriguing, but sometimes pack a punch when handled! Join Lepidopteran lover Dr. Duke Elsner in a look at many types of caterpillars that may be munching on your gardens.