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Pink-striped Oakworm (eggs discovered) - Anisota virginiensis

Pink-striped Oakworm (eggs discovered) - Anisota virginiensis
NE of Hillsborough, Orange County, North Carolina, USA
June 9, 2009
The first image is of Pink-striped Oakworm eggs on the day they were discovered (6/9/09) on the underside of an oak leaf. Second photo is 5 days later. Photo 3 is of the same eggs hatching 9 days after being discovered.

The fourth photo in the series is 22 days after hatching, and the final image is 28 days after the eggs hatched. A search the next day revealed no caterpillars. A total of thirty-seven days from the day the eggs were first discovered until the caterpillars dispersed, presumably, to pupate.

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Pink-striped Oakworm (eggs discovered) - Anisota virginiensis Pink-striped Oakworm (day 5) - Anisota virginiensis Pink-striped Oakworm (day 9) - Anisota virginiensis Pink-striped Oakworms (day 31) - Anisota virginiensis Pink-striped Oakworm (day 37) - Anisota virginiensis


It would be great if you briefly added this time information to
In BugGuide, when you hover over an image, the title appears, along with scientific name if it has been moved to a species page, and gender if identified. Right now, hovering over any of your images produces exactly the came information. It would be great if it also produced the time line. You can do that by adding that information to the titles. Please consider clicking on Edit and doing so.
Nice addition to the guide!

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