Standing guard over a nest.
Ugly-nest Caterpillar on Chokecherry, it's primary host plant.
Second of the year in the middle of the street. I wonder if these guys are going to have as big a flight year as the Red Admirals have.
About 1cm long.
First of the year.
99% sure this is a European Skipper larvae I found sheltering in Common Milkweed.
Larval form. The Arrowwood in the park are being devastated by these things.
This is the first time I've ever seen the adult form.
Apparently it's world turtle day.