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Small ermine caterpillars?

Observed: 1st May 2011 By: harvestmanharvestman’s reputation in Invertebratesharvestman’s reputation in Invertebrates
Caterpillars lowres
Description:

Groups of caterpillars like this seen growing in silk "nests" on blackthorn since early-mid April.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Lackey (Malacosoma neustria) interacts

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Lackey

Thank you for the confirmation - glad to have got to the bottom of this. Next time I'm asked about these I'll know what to say...