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|Wrapped in silk, heading back into the frass|
|Adult asimina moth - Mark Dreiling|
|Green and dead leaves form the shelter|
|Chewed leaves and new leaf growth|
|Our asimina babies|
We are currently raising Asimina caterpillars out of curiosity, just to see the adult moths. Who knows why, as there are more than enough of them this year at Bull Mills.
- Details on the zebra swallowtail-pawpaw connection are in this blog.
- Pawpaw is also host to the pawpaw sphinx moth, pink-spotted hawk moth, and tulip tree beauty moth.