09
Jul
08

Skeletonized Oak Leafs – July 9 2008

As I am walking in to work I look up and see these caterpillars skeletonizing the leafs of this Chinkapin Oak. The leaf to the right has already been finished as is only veins.

It is so interesting to see these creatures work to pick the leafs clean. I wonder how long they stay together as a group? Also what advantage is there to them staying together?

Advertisements

0 Responses to “Skeletonized Oak Leafs – July 9 2008”



  1. Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: