Black knobbly larva

Black knobbly larva

Observation - Black knobbly larva - UK and Ireland. Description: Numerous tiny (~3mm long) insectoid creatures were nibbling on the flower buds of some sort of dock or similar plant, in a damp meadow by a pond. Hairy, with 6 legs, and rows of distinctive yellowish bobbles.

Numerous tiny (~3mm long) insectoid creatures were nibbling on the flower buds of some sort of dock or similar plant, in a damp meadow by a pond. Hairy, with 6 legs, and rows of distinctive yellowish bobbles.