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UPDATE: Correction Made...Thanks!

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UPDATE: Thanks to drc726...all is corrected and my pic of Rose Chafers has been added to the pests page. Thanks! ((Why on earth has my picture of a Monarch Butterfly larva been put on the PEST PAGE????? they feed on wild plants and a one of the wonders of nature...please remove my picture from this page!!!!))

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I suspect someone who saw it just sees it as a caterpillar and as it eats leaves it is deemed a pest by some. I'm with you on this one.
Contact the 'boys' or flag to administrators who may be able to do something about it.

nowt so strange as folk.

7 Jul, 2013


Interesting though. We used to feed them on Milkweed in glass tanks in my classroom (Auckland, NZ) and follow the process through to hatching. Beautiful chrysalis, jade and gold leaf.

7 Jul, 2013


Thanks are right. The person looking after the pests page is not the same person who put the pic on the pests page in the first place. It's been there for years and I only just saw it. I confused things further because it was posted on my other page...the one I started back in Feb. of 2008 when I joined record my city garden. When we moved out here to the country I changed my page and handle to lorilyn57 to keep the two separate but in the process lost contact with some of my oldest goymates. So I go back and forth...sorry for the confusion.
Worthy1:...Here in Canada, we did the same in our classrooms as children. The Chrysalis is a thing of true beauty. I agree...the little gold dots fascinated me! There are several plants called milkweed world wide...the one they frequent here is has the most heavenly scent when in bloom, fosters the Monarchs, and has downy parachute sees in the autumn! A plant I continue to keep in my garden even tho most people consider it a weed....sad that it is so under-appreciated.

8 Jul, 2013

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