Mourning Cloak Butterfly

Mourning Cloak Butterfly The mourning cloak butterfly is one of the first butterflies to be seen in spring.  The butterfly is a reddish- brown winged butterfly with jagged banded outer wings in yellow with bright blue dots and will come out of its winter hiding from under back and well protected crevices on warm days…

Milkweed Tussock Moth

An adult milkweed tussock moth will go and lay eggs on milkweed plants, just as the monarch does. The baby milkweed tussock moth caterpillars will eat their fill.

Black Swallowtail Butterfly

Black Swallowtail Butterfly The black swallowtail butterfly is a large blue, black and gold and cream speckled beauty. The male and female have different color variations.

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly  The eastern tiger swallowtail (Papilio glaucus), is a species of swallowtail butterfly native to eastern North America. It is one of the most familiar butterflies in the eastern United States, where it is common in many different habitats.

Silver Spotted Skipper

The silver-spotted skipper is a brown winged skipper with yellowish-orange square and rectangular patches on its wings. The body of this skipper is dark brown and hairy.

Cabbage White Caterpillar and Butterfly

Cabbage White Caterpillar and Butterfly The cabbage white caterpillar and butterfly can wreak havoc on your cabbage and mustard family crops. The butterfly lays the eggs on your plants. The caterpillars eat your leaves and can bore inside.