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PHOENIX, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Caterpillar Foundation is giving a major boost to plans to revitalize disadvantaged communities in Phoenix with a $1 million grant to the
Infinite Corporation, a global Software and Services Provider, has announced today that it has migrated and will present Caterpillar’s DBSI software under the Windows operating system.
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In a study published in the January 2015 issue of The American Naturalist, Gustavo A. Londoño, Duván Garcia, and Manuel Sánchez Martínez report a novel nesting strategy observed in a tropical lowland bird that inhabits an area with very high losses to nest predators.
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PEORIA, Ill., Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caterpillar Inc.
The Argema mittrei, more commonly known as the Comet or Moon Moth, is an endangered species. It is a native of Madagascar and that is the only place where one can observe them in the wild. This large silk moth can be bred in captivity and is one of the world's largest moths. Males have an average wing span of nearly 8 inches and a tail span of almost 6 inches. The lifespan of an adult moth is only 4-5 days and they are capable of reproduction from day 1. Their cocoons are uniquely...
The Giant Leopard Moth (Hypercompe scribonia), also known as the Eyed Tiger Moth, is a moth of the Arctiidae family. It is distributed throughout the southern and eastern United States from New England to Mexico. This species has a wingspan of 3 inches. The wings are bright white with a pattern of neat black blotches, some hollow and some solid. The abdomen is dark blue with orange markings. The male has a narrow yellow line on the sides. Its legs have black and white bands. Adult moths...
A caterpillar is the larval form of a lepidopteran (a member of the insect order comprising butterflies and moths). Caterpillars are characterized by their long segmented bodies and many sets of "legs". They eat voracious leaf eaters and grow rapidly, During growth the caterpillar will shed its skin four to five times before pupating into its adult form. Caterpillars have six true legs (being hexapods) on the thorax, up to four pairs of prolegs on the middle segments of the abdomen, and...
The Common Blue (Polyommatus icarus) is a small butterfly in the family Lycaenidae common throughout Europe. It is often found in meadows or open, hilly areas. Its wingspan is 3 to 3.5 cm. The wings or the male are iridescent blue with a white fringe. The female is usually brown with orange spots on the outer edges of the wing. In some areas the females have a blue coloration to the wings. The undersides of both sexes have a pattern of white, black and orange spots. The caterpillar is...
PHOTO CAPTION: Elachista rufocinerea (Photo taken by Keith Edkins) The Elachistidae are a family of Lepidoptera (moths). Their larvae have a wide variety of habits including leaf tiers, seed borers, and leaf or stem miners. The Emperor Gum Moth (Opodiphthera eucalypti) is a species native to Australia, and can be easily found in all the states except for Western Australia, South Australia and Tasmania. Eggs The eggs are laid on a leaf either singly or several in a row usually on...
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