Moth eggs

Moth eggs

Observation - Moth eggs - UK and Ireland. Description: I first thought the forsythia leaf was discoloured an unusual grey, then I admired the precision geometrical array. The eggs hatched a few days later. Minute looping caterpillars which descended on fine silk threads and escaped through the gauze base of m

I first thought the forsythia leaf was discoloured an unusual grey, then I admired the precision geometrical array. The eggs hatched a few days later. Minute looping caterpillars which descended on fine silk threads and escaped through the gauze base of my cage. The leaf was not eaten at all. Forsythia is an alien plant with no pests in UK.