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Tent Caterpillars are Setting Up Camp


May 13, 2015

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Summer is a popular time of year for camping. As school ends, parents are busy signing their kids up for day and overnight camps. Tent moths have a similar plan in mind for their ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Bugs, Caterpillars, Community, Environment, Florida, Garden, Gardening, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Insects, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Moths, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Pest Management, Plants, Tent, Tent Moths, Trees, Vegetables, Wakulla, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Tent Caterpillars


May 13, 2015

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Summer is a popular time of year for camping. As school ends, parents are busy signing their kids up for day and overnight camps. Tent moths have a similar plan in mind for their ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Animals, Big Bend Bugs!, Bugs, Caterpillar, Caterpillars, Environment, Extension, Florida, Insect, Insects, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Local, Moth, Moths, Native, Native Plants, Natural Resource, Natural Wakulla, Nature, North Florida, Pest, Pests, Plants, Species, Tent Caterpillar, Tent Moth, Tent Worms, The Wakulla News, Trees, Wakulla, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension, Wildflowers, Wildlife

Regal Moth


January 29, 2013

Hickory horned devils become beautiful regal moths! The regal moth has a wingspan of 9.5 to 15.5 cm. Females are larger than males. The forewings are gray to gray-green with orange veins and a row of seven to nine yellow spots near the distal ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Big Bend Bugs!, Big Bend Wakulla, Bug Identification, Bugs, Environment, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Moths, Natural Wakulla, Nature, Wakulla, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County Extension

Tomato Hornworm (Moth)


January 25, 2013

The adults are large moths with stout, narrow wings, and a wing span of about 100 mm. The forewings are much longer than the hind wings. They are dull grayish or grayish brown in color, though the sides of the abdomen are usually marked with ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Big Bend Bugs!, Big Bend Wakulla, Bug Identification, Bugs, Environment, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Local, Moths, Natural Wakulla, Nature, Wakulla, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County Extension

Stink bugs


January 24, 2013

Soldier bugs, also known as stink bugs, are known as serious pests as well as useful predators because different species vary in their eating habits. The most common stink bug in Florida, the southern green stink bug, attacks blossoms and fruit, ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Big Bend Bugs!, Big Bend Wakulla, Bug Identification, Bugs, Environment, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Local, Moths, Natural Wakulla, Nature, Wakulla, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County Extension

Yellowstriped Oakworm Moth


January 24, 2013

The adult female is reddish-orange in color, and about 3/4 to 1 inch (18 to 25 mm) in length. The forewing has a small white spot, a dark line, and numerous dark speckles. The hind wings are pale, and have an indistinct line.     Anisota ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Big Bend Bugs!, Big Bend Wakulla, Bug Identification, Bugs, Environment, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Moths, Natural Wakulla, Nature, Wakulla, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County Extension

Luna Moth


January 23, 2013

The adult wingspan is 75 to 105 mm. Adult luna moths are large green moths with a long tail on each hind wing and discal eyespots on both the fore and hind wings. The luna moth is univoltine (one generation) from Michigan northward, bivoltine ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Big Bend Bugs!, Bug Identification, Bugs, Caterpillars, Environment, Landscape, Les Harrison, Luna Moths, Moths, Natural Wakulla, Nature, Wakulla, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County Extension

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