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Caterpillar (unkown)

Observed: 2nd October 2009 By: WeemanWeeman’s reputation in InvertebratesWeeman’s reputation in Invertebrates
Caterpillar
Description:
Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Fox Moth (Macrothylacia rubi) interacts

Comments

Matt Smith's picture

Hairs or spines?

Fritillary caterpillars may look hairy from a distance, but a closer look with show they in fact have lots of branched spines over the body. The caterpillar in the photo is definately hairy, so its not a frit.

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Thank you! I really wasnt

Thank you! I really wasnt sure with this one.

rimo's picture

Also, fully-grown Fox Moth

Also, fully-grown Fox Moth larvae like this one are much larger than the largest frit larvae we get

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