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Caterpillar or what (added via Android)

Observed: 1st September 2013 By: nslthomson
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found by shannon daw in a Bramley apple tree. very odd looking caterpillar. looks like a spider 1 end and a shield beetle the other. any help please

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Lobster Moth (Stauropus fagi) interacts


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thank you and shannon was

thank you and shannon was very interested too

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It as an invertebrate, by going to My Spot - Observations. Select this one and click the Edit tab.
Change the category to Invertebrates, then save.
That way more of the interested members are likely to see it, since they tend to use the "category" filter.
It's a great find!

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What a great find and weird looking caterpillar.

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