Here’s a picture from the archives… a Common Buckeye and Monarch among some marigolds.
The Ottoe Skipper is a species found in prairie, oak scrub, and swampy areas throughout the central parts of southern Canada and the United States. The host plant can be a purple coneflower. The caterpillar will winter in a shelter. Skippers are butterflies with variations such as butterfly-like antennae and moth-like bodies. They are active during… Read More OTTOE SKIPPER
Gnophaela vermiculata is also known as the Police Car Moth or Green Lattice Moth. They are found in Rocky Mountain areas and the western United States, also in southwestern Canada. Adults have a wingspan of 2.1 inches (5.3cm). These moths are day flyers. Their host plants are of the forget-me-not family of flowers. They feed on… Read More POLICE CAR MOTH
March 14th is a day to celebrate butterflies. Some basic information about them is they are of the order Lepidoptera, which includes the insects: butterflies, skippers, and moths. All three of these types have six legs, two antennae, and four wings. They are insects with scales over their bodies and wings. They all have four… Read More 2021 LEARN ABOUT BUTTERFLIES DAY