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Slugmoth caterpillar

Observed: 26th November 2006 By: dherbert
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Invertebrates expert
slugmoth caterpillar
Description:
Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which slugmoth (Limacodidae) interacts

Comments

Tony Rebelo's picture

Fascinating

Conclusion from iSpot:

So Limacodidae are well known as caterpillars but dont have an adult phase ...

Tony Rebelo's picture

ah

The adults are identified to species (or genus): but the caterpillars only to Family.
Click on the Family (in the ID box or the taxi rank) to see the adults.

(the taxonomy shows childs, but the carousel only exact matches).

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Indeed, it looks like the

Indeed, it looks like the adults are much more well-known than the larvae - often the case I guess. Dai