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Puss moth caterpillars

Observed: 8th July 2009 By: colhig17colhig17’s reputation in Invertebratescolhig17’s reputation in Invertebratescolhig17’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

Puss moth caterpillars being reared by a colleague, feeding on willow leaves. One photo shows the usual green colour, the other is darker brown as it gets ready to spin its cocoon.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Puss Moth (Caterpillar) (Cerura vinula) interacts

Comments

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Puss moth caterpillar

A very distinctive caterpillar. It feeds on willow and poplar trees.

Graham Banwell

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