|Animal or plant?- Click to enlarge|
Chris Barnhart to the rescue!
"It’s a Crowned Slug Caterpillar, Isa textula. The whole family Limacodidae has the most amazing caterpillars. It would be great if we could raise some of these for the Butterfly House - they feed on oak."
|Adult Moth- UGA 1430099|
|"First Butterfly of 2012"- Kevin Firth|
Also warming up are the plans for the Bill Roston Butterfly House this year. If you are interested in helping out, a volunteer orientation session is scheduled for April 18th, 5:30 or April 21st, 9:30. Contact number is the Botanical Center, 417-891-1515.