Saturday, August 15, 2009

Cecropia moth caterpillar

This afternoon I found a Cecropia Moth (Hyalophora cecropia) caterpillar sitting on some lowbush blueberry beneath a few gray birches. I thought I would share some photos:



6 comments:

dAwN said...

Beautiful photo! i am going to share this with others on Twitter and if you dont mind I will link to it on one of my Blogaholic weekly readers.

Bird said...

Oh wow, I'm partial to caterpillars so this has made my day. Thank you for sharing it. I'm going to google this and see what kind of moth it turns into :)

Kerri said...

Corey, the caterpillar is wonderful! And I LOVE the cardinal in your header shot! So nice to see a young man loving nature!!

William Wren said...

cool photos whatt equipment gets such clear shots

Corey Husic said...

For this photo, I used a Canon 40D with an 18-55mm lens.

Holly said...

My daughter just found one of these caterpillars today. Ran across your blog looking for info on it. Nice job! Have you seen the website www.wormspit.com ? Check it out, it shows documentary of ones lifecycle.