UNIDENTIFIED CATERPILLAR FEEDING ON MEADOW VETCHLING

UNIDENTIFIED CATERPILLAR FEEDING ON MEADOW VETCHLING

Observation - UNIDENTIFIED CATERPILLAR FEEDING ON MEADOW VETCHLING - UK and Ireland. Description: DARK GREY BODY BLACK HEAD 25-30 mm LONG .I FOUND TWO OF THESE OVER A 10 DAY PERIOD ONLY ON MEADOW VETCHLING. THE SECOND PHOTO WAS TAKEN IN OCTOBER 2010 AND IS A MORPH OF AN ORIGINAL THAT I KEPT POTTED .THE LARVA CHANGE PATTERN BEFORE RETREATING TO GROUNDL

DARK GREY BODY BLACK HEAD 25-30 mm LONG .I FOUND TWO OF THESE OVER A 10 DAY PERIOD ONLY ON MEADOW VETCHLING. THE SECOND PHOTO WAS TAKEN IN OCTOBER 2010 AND IS A MORPH OF AN ORIGINAL THAT I KEPT POTTED .THE LARVA CHANGE PATTERN BEFORE RETREATING TO GROUNDLEVEL FOR WINTER.