David Wagner is the author of Caterpillars of Eastern North America: A Guide to Identification and Natural History. (Princeton University Press, 2005) He’s also a professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Connecticut.
‘Dear Science Friday, Can You Study The Asp Caterpillar?’
Second grader Nina Del Bosque sent SciFri a letter with a question about stinging caterpillars. We introduce her to a biologist to answer her caterpillar curiosities.