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Henry's Elfin (Callophrys henrici)

Started by Jimmy Dee. Last reply by Gail Taylor on Wednesday. 10 Replies

Gilles B. had spotted one in the UNB Woodlot, Fredericton last week. As its a rarity in  NB, Gail and I wanted to find one if possible ... soooooo .... thanks Gilles. We spotted this one at the UNB…Continue

Tags: jd18bf, henrici, Callophrys, Elfin, Henry's

Spring Azure

Started by Laurie Grattan. Last reply by Laurie Grattan on Monday. 2 Replies

Back trail home May 12 2018…Continue

Tags: nb, Neguac, Home

Hoary Elfin

Started by Jimmy Dee. Last reply by Gabriel Gallant May 13. 9 Replies

A lifer for me if ID is correct. Seen on the Rock Road near Minto, May 9, 2018.Callophrys polios…Continue

Tags: jd18bf, Elfin, Hoary, polios, Callophrys

Azure [edit - Celastrina lucia]

Started by Jimmy Dee. Last reply by Nancy Mullin May 7. 9 Replies

Chris mentioned he saw one yesterday. Saw this one today May 5th, 2018, Rock road near Minto. It was nestled in the leaves trying to avoid the wind. I've lost track of whet these are actually called…Continue

Tags: lucia, Celastrina, jd18bf, azure

Mourning cloak

Started by Chris Adam. Last reply by Nancy Mullin May 8. 4 Replies

Not the first Mourning Cloak butterfly this year, but the first for me. My earliest image is 25th of April, 2012. Took this with my 90mm macro from about a metre away. Oh, I also saw an azure, but it…Continue

Tags: Cloak, butterfly, Mourning, antiopa, Nymphalinae

Monarch in Fredericton

Started by Chris Adam. Last reply by Laurie Grattan Oct 19, 2017. 1 Reply

I found a nice Monarch female at the Strawberry U-pick on Fredericton's north side, 18 Oct 2017, at the edge of the Nature Trust property. No other butterflies observed.…Continue

Tags: Monarch, plexippus, Danaus, Danainae, NYMPHALIDAE

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Comment by Denis A. Doucet on October 25, 2010 at 6:53pm
Click on the link below...I could not get it into my original reply (still learning...)
Comment by Denis A. Doucet on October 25, 2010 at 6:52pm
Comment by Denis A. Doucet on October 25, 2010 at 6:52pm
Hi Trish,

I believe this is the caterpillar of a Banded Tussock Moth (Halysidota tesselaris). When it eventually becomes a moth, it should look something like the moth in this picture:
Comment by TrishYoung on October 25, 2010 at 4:31pm
Any idea what this will turn into?

 

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