Crunching Caterpillars

A female Cairns Birdwing. Photo: Wayne Taylor
A female Cairns Birdwing. Photo: Wayne Taylor
Orchard Caterpillar. Photo: Wayne Taylor

Orchard Caterpillar. Photo: Wayne Taylor

Orange Lacewing Caterpillar. Photo: Wayne Taylor

Orange Lacewing Caterpillar. Photo: Wayne Taylor

Orchard Caterpillar. Photo: Wayne Taylor

Orchard Caterpillar. Photo: Wayne Taylor

Wanderer Caterpillar. Photo: Wayne Taylor

Wanderer Caterpillar. Photo: Wayne Taylor

Orchard Caterpillar. Photo: Wayne Taylor

Orchard Caterpillar. Photo: Wayne Taylor

Birdwing Chrysalis (Cocoon). Photo: Wayne Taylor

Birdwing Chrysalis (Cocoon). Photo: Wayne Taylor

Orange Lacewing Chriysalis (Cocoon) Photo: Wayne Taylor

Orange Lacewing Chriysalis (Cocoon) Photo: Wayne Taylor

Orchard Caterpillar. Photo: Wayne Taylor

Orchard Caterpillar. Photo: Wayne Taylor

Cairns Birdwing caterpillar attaching its silk to the leaf to make its Chrysalis (Cocoon). Photo: Wayne Taylor

Cairns Birdwing caterpillar attaching its silk to the leaf to make its Chrysalis (Cocoon). Photo: Wayne Taylor

Birdwing Chrysalis (Cocoon). Photo: Wayne Taylor

Birdwing Chrysalis (Cocoon). Photo: Wayne Taylor

Orange Lacewing Chriysalis (Cocoon) Photo: Wayne Taylor

Orange Lacewing Chriysalis (Cocoon) Photo: Wayne Taylor

Orange Lacewing Caterpillar. Photo: Wayne Taylor

Orange Lacewing Caterpillar. Photo: Wayne Taylor

A Cairns Birdwing caterpillar. Photo: Wayne Taylor

A Cairns Birdwing caterpillar. Photo: Wayne Taylor