Spotted at the Conservancy: Spun glass slug caterpillar

Spotted at the Conservancy: Spun glass slug caterpillar

The moth that matures from this caterpillar is fairly pedestrian-looking, a silvery beige with some brown spots. But the caterpillar, which Bonnie Ott photographed last month, is spectacular, nearly transparent and covered in spiny hairs. The caterpillars feed on the...