Does any know of an outstanding site? I have one (actually it is two) I have
never seen before on my witch hazel.
It has a red head and "red hunchback" if those traits ring any bells. I'll
take a picture and throw myself on someone's mercy to post it - I don't get
The last url may be the place to start.
S Jersey USA Zone 5 Shade
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A good little book to have:
Peterson First Guide to Caterpillars of North America
by Amy Bartlett Wright
Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin; 2Rev Ed edition (May 15, 1998)
Product Dimensions: 7.1 x 3.7 x 0.4 inches
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Short and sweet book that is easy to thumb through and look
at the pictures/drawings. There are some larger, more in
depth books but this one isn't bad for the money (yes I have
one and it gets used :)
It's a red humped caterpillar - I found the Princeton Guide to Caterpillars
at the library. It doesn't even become a pretty butterfly but a rather drab
Thanks everyone for your help!
On 8/31/07 8:03 AM, in article C2FD7BCF.6DE5A% firstname.lastname@example.org,
That is a relatively new book and is on my wish list :) It
isn't all that expensive either. Just shy of $20 via Amazon.
The small Peterson book has been around for awhile now and
used to be about the only decent reference available for
caterpillars. It was recommended to me by a respected
Naturalist (at least respected by me :).
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