bug moult

bug moult

Observation - bug moult - UK and Ireland. Description: In the first photo the insect has just finished shedding its outer skeleton. I came across it several minutes earlier dangling from a bay leaf. It doesn't look exactly like images I've seen of the species. Perhaps this is how the recently emerged form app

In the first photo the insect has just finished shedding its outer skeleton. I came across it several minutes earlier dangling from a bay leaf. It doesn't look exactly like images I've seen of the species. Perhaps this is how the recently emerged form appears?