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20120512_11 Caterpillar 1

Observed: 12th May 2012 By: Helen Mainwood
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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20120512_10 Caterpillar 1
20120512_11 Caterpillar 1

On grassy path in area of coastal heath. Hairy caterpillar, black down the back with distinctive silvery grey sides inmidle section especially. Tail turned up - because of my presence?

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Dark Tussock (Dicallomera fascelina) interacts


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Thanks for the ID. Which

Thanks for the ID. Which instar is it at?

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Probably final instar I'd

Probably final instar I'd say.

Best wishes,