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Hypera

Observed: 26th June 2013 By: ameliaamelia’s reputation in Invertebratesamelia’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

It is a solid mesh structure, that each contains one possible larvae.
Found in a meadow on dockweed, with several positioned in a row and in the centre of the leaves.
This was found at Watchtree nature reserve in Cumbria.

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Comments

Martin Harvey's picture

puzzling

That's very intriguing, but I don't know what it is! I suppose they must be moth caterpillars, but I don't recall seeing anything like this, sorry.

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Martin Harvey's picture

Hypera

Thanks for the solution to this one Charlie!

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amelia's picture

Thank you! Its such an

Thank you! Its such an amazing structure, I wonder how they make it! Lovely, great to know! Thanks!