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Old 12-22-2010, 08:34 PM   #1
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Default What in the world is a hibernaculum?

"You learn something new every day..." as the saying goes. Well, I did learn something new today. I learned that some butterfly caterpillars overwinter in a hibernaculum!

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Old 12-22-2010, 09:45 PM   #2
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I have some Red Spotted Purples wintering over in their hibernaculum. I detailed the process:

RSP Hibernaculum Process - Butterfly Garden Forum - GardenWeb
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Old 12-22-2010, 09:53 PM   #3
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Thanks for sharing, Runmede! Red spotted purples are so beautiful!
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Old 12-23-2010, 09:39 AM   #4
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That was interesting.
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