Asterocampa clyton – Tawny Emperor

Caterpillar foods: Celtis sp. including C. occidentalis, C. tenuifolia, C. laevigata, C. lindheimeri, C. reticulata  (BAMONA)

6/17/2007

tawny emperor 6-17-07

 

7/2008

tawny emperor 7-08

 

6/17/2007

tawny emperor closed wings 6-17-07

 

6/28/2009

tawny emperor

 

8/10/2009   eggs on a Hackberry leaf

#3 eggs 8-10-09

 

7/27/2009  newly hatched larvae

eggs and cats 3

 

8/8/2009

tawny emperor caterpillars 8-8-09 1

 

8/25/2009  older larvae

8-25-09

 

8/15/2009   larvae on the underside of a Hackberry leaf

Tawny Emperor caterpillars 8-15-09 1

 

8/15/2009

Tawny Emperor caterpillars 8-15-09 2