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Parasitised peacock(?) caterpillars
Observed: 1st September 2013 By: Chris Woods
Added: 16th September 2013
in a 3m x 1m patch of nettles there were c30 parasitised peacock(?) caterpillars. Inside each of the dry foam clusters (texture of expanded polystyrene) under the dead caterpillar were c 20 pupae, c 3-4mm long.