Some cool 'cats' and a 'kat'

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Some cool 'cats' and a 'kat'

Post by cbernz » September 29th, 2015, 4:18 pm

I haven't been herping in months, but I made a 5-hour round trip to Cape May, NJ specifically to photograph these Stinging Rose Caterpillars feeding on Bayberry:

Parasa indetermina:
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I also found this oddly-colored Meadow Katydid, which I believe is a (xanthic? hypo-green? don't know the term for a green-less katydid) variant of Orchelimum agile:

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Re: Some cool 'cats' and a 'kat'

Post by BethH » October 12th, 2015, 5:53 pm

Those caterpillars are so beautiful! Thank you for sharing.

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Re: Some cool 'cats' and a 'kat'

Post by LouB747 » October 15th, 2015, 10:27 am

Beautiful

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