Category Archives: LOLCATerpillars


Acronicta vinnula – creating a pupal chamber in wood.


Acronicta thoracica


Acronicta oblinita.


Acronicta funeralis. Bird poop mimic.


This may or may not become a regular thing.

We spend wayyyy too much time in the lab laughing at the caterpillar photos we take (photography is a regular chore around here). What can I say, they are silly creatures. So if we take any that are worthy of captioning, I’ll share.

Connecticut Entomological Society

Promoting insect research, conservation, and outreach

Ryerson Lab

Functional Morphology and Biomechanics

Saurian Obsessions

Life, love, and limb-reduced fossorial skinks

I spell it nature

Trying to make sense of the world through science and language.