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Of Cattleya and Caterpillar

This is a discussion on Of Cattleya and Caterpillar within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This is my LC "Happy Face". Don't know why caterpillars love this orchid's leaves. This ...

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    This is my LC "Happy Face". Don't know why caterpillars love this orchid's leaves. This is the 3rd one I have caught. I have other orchids around this cattleya but they seem to be free from these caterpillars!
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    Bad Caterpillar

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    Was it chewing on that leaf edge?

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    Yeah, a few of the orchid's leaves' edges got chewed away by these fellas. Once you see butterflies fluttering around, you are bound to see caterpillars!

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