Anne Elliott's photos with the larva

A surprise on the trail - a Tomato hornworm

A surprise on the trail - a Tomato hornworm
Generosity comes in all shapes and sizes. Two days ago, on 30 July 2016, six of us from Calgary had the honour of meeting a 92-year-old gentleman who has lived most of his long life on a huge area (380 hectares, 939 acres) of beautiful land near Hanna, A…
Added on August  1, 2016

Police Car Moth caterpillar

Police Car Moth caterpillar
Still using many old photos form my archives, as I'm not taking many new ones and I'm not getting time to look more carefully through my files at the moment.

This rather glaring image of a Police Car Moth caterpillar was taken on 21 June 2012, when I dro…
Added on April  7, 2014

Seven-spotted Ladybug larva

Seven-spotted Ladybug larva
On 27 August 2013, several of us went to Pearce Estates, along the Bow River in Calgary, not far from Inglewood Bird Sanctuary. This was the first time I had seen any of the devastation along the Bow, caused by the Alberta Flood of the Century in June 20…
Added on January 31, 2014

We are family

We are family
This afternoon, 27 August 2013, several of us went to Pearce Estates, along the Bow River in Calgary. This was the first time I had seen any of the devastation along the Bow, caused by the Alberta Flood of the Century in June. Masses of gravel and silt…
Added on August 28, 2013

When I grow up ....

When I grow up ....
..... I want to be just like Mom and Dad - a LADYBUG (or Lady Beetle)!

Not the greatest photo, but I thought I'd share these Ladybug larvae with anyone who is not familiar with what they look like at various stages of development. Strange insects, for s…
Added on August  7, 2009

I don't have a name yet, other than "beautiful"

I don't have a name yet, other than "beautiful"
A photo from my archives, taken on 24 July 2011, when a few of us went NW of Calgary to spend a day of botanizing at the Medicine River Wildlife Centre.
Added on September  1, 2012

Ugly duckling of the Ladybug world

Ugly duckling of the Ladybug world
A funny little Ladybug larva that I happened to notice at the place where I have photographed Coots and their babies recently. A couple of inches away from this one was a tiny Ladybug pupa (will post another time).

All being well, I'll be out on a ful…
Added on July 24, 2011

White Water Crowfoot / Ranunculus aquatilis

White Water Crowfoot / Ranunculus aquatilis
This is just a very small flower in reality - how misleading macro shots are : ) Sorry to those of you who are totally confused and mislead by all my macro shots, LOL, but I just HAVE to take photos like that - that's what I love! Looks like the larva o…
Added on September  8, 2010

Sawfly larva

Sawfly larva
We saw this little guy on a botanizing day on Raymond Nadeau's ranchland, west of Head-smashed-in Buffalo Jump, way down south towards the US/Canada border just over a month ago. I still haven't been able to find it on Google - if I ever get time, I need…
Added on July 15, 2010

Multicoloured

Multicoloured
We saw this brightly coloured caterpillar on a walk this morning, its bright red head shining in the sun. Or maybe this is not the head end but a distraction to predators? Haven't identified this yet. Later: thanks to Doug (dougwaylett, flickr name), t…
Added on June 21, 2007