14 May 2015 - Rachel Hawkins, Curatorial Assistant at the Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology, was kind enough to cull the label data from Thysania in the Harvard collection. Ten of 21 agrippina specimens have origin data; half of these are from Brazil. There are 32 zenobia specimens, one of which was recorded for Sep in Washington DC (Of 118 zenobia I have data for, 10 are from the US, states of NM, WI, WI, and DC).
8 May 2015 - I am working with sixth grade students at my school, teaching them about caterpillar anatomy. As they learn the parts - setae, spiracle, sub-spiracular spine - we'll talk about what the caterpillar of a white witch might look like. And then they can sketch out some plausible predictions. -DLC