Thursday, September 29, 2011

Giant Swallowtail Butterfly

Giant Swallowtail Butterfly




Did you know?


Scientific name: Papilio cresphontes Cramer
(Lepidoptera: Papilionidae)

The giant swallowtail is the largest butterfly in North America. It is easily recognized by the conspicuous yellow pattern on a black background. Larvae of the giant swallowtail feed on citrus and are called orange dogs. Caterpillars in the north feed on other plants such as prickly ash.


Thanks for stopping by,

Craig Glenn
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Thursday, September 15, 2011

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Bee's on Lantana II



Bee's on Lantana in our backyard!

Thanks for stopping by,

Craig Glenn