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Picture cocoon 014

Observed: 25th March 2011 By: philand jane
Picture cocoon 014

One of several found in garden. All others are open and empty. Found at base of leylandii in leaves and twigs. Kidney shaped and parchment like. 8 cms long by 5 cms wide. pupa 5 cms long by 3 cms wide.
What is it?


No identification made yet.

Species interactions

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The size is rather large for moth or similar!
Could they possibly be Grass-snake egg shells?
Are they a pliable casing? Did they have a
slit in them?