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Looper query

Observed: 3rd May 2012 By: steveplantsteveplant’s reputation in Invertebratessteveplant’s reputation in Invertebrates

Small and slender, around 10 to 15mm long

    Likely ID
    caterpillar of a geometrid moth
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
Species interactions

No interactions present.


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Hi Steve,It looks like a

Hi Steve,

It looks like a young geometridae larva that gets considerably bigger. A look through early instar pics of geometridae larvae in ukleps (online)might produce an ID.


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Thank you

Thanks to both of you for your input.

Just had a quick look at UK Leps, brilliant site ! Looked part way through the geometridae family, will look at the rest shortly/

Steve :-)