Category Archives: Caterpillar Chronicles

Caterpillar Related Fun!

Green fuse.

Video of Green Fuse by Sandy Stevenson from TourScotland. The piece is currently on show at Perth Museum and Art Gallery.     The force that through the green fuse drives the flower, Drives my green age. Dylan Thomas Advertisements

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Atomic Kittens

My Puss Moth caterpillars are starting to hatch out! They are feisty little creatures armed with tails that are about as long as their bodies which they lash about when approached. It is a defensive mechanism against parasitic ichneumon wasps. … Continue reading

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Lederhosen.

Shiny, shiny, shiny suit of leather.

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Chain of fools.

These Eri silkmoth larvae seem to be locked into a strange line dance.

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Yet more larvae.

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Serving Suggestion 3

These succulent Eri caterpillars make a tasty light supper served enticingly on a vintage platter. I reared the caterpillars myself, and was lucky to find the platter at an auction at Curr and Dewar, Dundee.

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The Guardian.

This young hawkmoth caterpillar is enjoying reading the Guardian. It doesn’t appear to have noticed that it’s upside down.

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