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Cocoon

Observed: 13th April 2009 By: miked
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 MG 7035s
Description:

a very large, perhaps 5cm long, under bark in old woodland with mature beech, silver birch, oak and other species

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Pale Tussock (Calliteara pudibunda) interacts

Comments

Martin Harvey's picture

intriguing

It looks like a moth coccon to me (Lepidoptera), but struggling to suggest a species at that size. It looks a bit like the cocoon of Lackey moth but that is supposed to be around 3cm long.

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Entomologist and biological recorder

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Thanks David

Thanks David