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Moth or Sawfly larval web

Observed: 18th July 2013 By: fritmanfritman’s reputation in Invertebratesfritman’s reputation in Invertebratesfritman’s reputation in Invertebrates
Larval web on young pear sapling

Cluster of larvae, each bright orange with black head. Found on very young pear tree in garden

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Hawthorn Moth (Scythropia crataegella) interacts


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Whatever moth species thise larvae are, they are not Buff-tip, Buff-tips don't web the foodplant like this. Possibly one of the Ermine moths?

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