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Caterpillar

Observed: 11th March 2012 By: DavidHowdon
Amateur Entomologists' SocietyLondon Natural History SocietySelborne Society
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Description:

Approximately 12mm.
Has eaten privet and ivy.
First three pictures 25th February. Next two (with ruler) 11th March.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Angle Shades (Phlogophora meticulosa) interacts

Comments

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David, if you're rearing the

David, if you're rearing the moth do let us know what it is when it hatches.

I'm pretty certainly it is P. meticulosa but I'd be nice to have confirmation either way.

Best wishes,

Douglas

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Rearing

Yes this one is being reared on. Of course a high proportion of things in nature are parasitised, diseased or otherwise don't survive to imago-hood.