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Unknown Caterpillar

Observed: 16th April 2010 By: gillydormousegillydormouse’s reputation in Invertebrates
Unknown Caterpillar
Description:

Tiny Caterpillar (less than 1mm long) found hanging by a silk thread from a kitchen ceiling. Moves in a looping fashion.

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Martin Harvey's picture

very young

Looks like a very early stage. Are you going to try to rear it through? Difficult to know what it will feed on of course, but would be worth trying a mix of dock, plantain and willow leaves for starters, lots of species feed on one or other of those.

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