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Caterpillars in tent web on spindle tree

Observed: 22nd May 2012 By: piersdypiersdy’s reputation in Invertebratespiersdy’s reputation in Invertebrates
Caterpillars on spindle tree 22.5.12
Description:

These caterpillars strip the tree each year, then pupate in white cocoons in crevices on the wall below. The moth is small and dull.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Spindle Ermine (Yponomeuta cagnagella) interacts

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further info

... is available at UKmoths:
http://www.ukmoths.org.uk/show.php?id=4474

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