UNIDENTIFIED LARVA

UNIDENTIFIED LARVA

Observation - UNIDENTIFIED LARVA - UK and Ireland. Description: CREAMY WHITE LARVA ABOUT 15-20MM LONG, HAIRS OR SPINES ON BACK,ROW OF BLACK SPOTS ON SIDE.HUNDREDS OF THEM DECENDED ON SILK THREADS FROM ORNMENTAL MAPLE AT LOCAL SCHOOL.THEY THEN RETURNED TO TREE TRUNK AND CLIMBED UP AGAIN. TREE WAS ABOUT 20-22 METRES AND

CREAMY WHITE LARVA ABOUT 15-20MM LONG, HAIRS OR SPINES ON BACK,ROW OF BLACK SPOTS ON SIDE.HUNDREDS OF THEM DECENDED ON SILK THREADS FROM ORNMENTAL MAPLE AT LOCAL SCHOOL.THEY THEN RETURNED TO TREE TRUNK AND CLIMBED UP AGAIN. TREE WAS ABOUT 20-22 METRES AND HAS SINCE BEEN REMOVED AS BRANCHES STARTED TO FALL OFF.