Peggy C

Peggy C

Posted on 07/17/2015

Photo taken on July 17, 2015

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Garden of Surprises-2015
flower with a handle
that moved
Camouflaged Looper
North Carolina USA
done using PicMonkey

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A Handle !

A Handle !
on the flower -
that moved -
Camouflaged Looper (Synchlora aerata) -
attaches bits of flowers and other plant material to its body -
for great camouflage -
it is an inch worrm -
who has to do this all over again -
when the plant material dries up -

becomes a Wavy Lined Emerald Moth -

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William Sutherland, Pam J, Jan Hemels, Ruth have particularly liked this photo

9 comments - The latest ones
Jan Hemels
Jan Hemels
very beautiful collage
2 years ago.
Peggy C has replied to Jan Hemels
Thank you, Jan....
2 years ago.
Pam J
Pam J
So clever ... love this critter.

The moth he turns into is beautiful too.

2 years ago.
Peggy C has replied to Pam J
Thank you ... tis fascinating to observe ... went out later in the day .. it was happening again.
They are only using this one flower ....
2 years ago.
William Sutherland
William Sutherland
Awesome collage!

Admired in:
2 years ago.
Peggy C has replied to William Sutherland
Thank you, William .....
2 years ago.
Dick M
Dick M
Good eye! Well done and explained.
2 years ago.
Peggy C has replied to Dick M
Thank you, Dick .... when a flower looks like it has a handle on top [ that wasn't there before ], I just park myself to see why.
Amazing what is in your garden that shows up in a photo ... lots of creepy critters :)))
2 years ago.
Trudy Tuinstra
Trudy Tuinstra
fantastic report
2 years ago.