Incy Wincy

    Oxytate virens – elongated green crab spider   A rare encounter indeed! Another deadly harmless crab spider! 🙂 This little one was among some of the fresh lemon tree leaves I retrieved for the Swallowtail caterpillars this morning.   Ark.

All Change

Two days ago, the little Swallowtail caterpillar looked like bird droppings … but now it has it’s ‘Second Coat’  which it will wear until it has fattened up and then pupates. I brought the lemon tree seedling inside and it sits on my desk. I’ll  soon confine the caterpillar to a large enclosed plastic bottle … More All Change