The Butterfly Garden
Fall Webworm (Hyphantria cunea)
Family Arctiidae (Tiger Moths)
- Wingspan: 1"
- Color: white with spots as moth, hairy white with black and orange spots as caterpillar
- Traits: build nests at ends of branches in autumn
- Habitat: wood edges
- Food: leaves of hardwood trees
The Butterfly Garden at the Cayuga Nature Center
This summer marks the debut of our new Butterfly Garden. As with any garden, it's a work-in-progress. But we are already attracting a number of species of both butterflies and moths.
The Butterfly of the Day features one of the species that can be found at the Nature Center.