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Observed: 30th April 2011 By: Simon Davis
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Whilst picnicking under the shade of an oak tree at Polesden Lacey in the North Downs, all these caterpillars fell out of the tree and landed on us! We have struggled to identify them from our books, but suspect they are common. We would be delighted with any help.

  • caterpillar
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
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There's a mixture of insect orders here, probably 2 Hymenoptera, suggest you post these images separately