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Unidentified at Suppressed - 5 Jun 2019
Unidentified at Suppressed - 5 Jun 2019
Unidentified at Suppressed - 5 Jun 2019
Unidentified at Suppressed - 5 Jun 2019
Unidentified at Suppressed - 5 Jun 2019

Identification history

Unidentified 10 Jun 2019 Tim L

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Author's notes

A small and very active caterpillar sighted on the handrail of a footbridge. It was constantly changing direction and never still.

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donhe wrote:
   11 Jun 2019
This is the caterpillar of a micro-moth, so that rules out 8 out of the 30 or so super-families of Lepidoptera. Caterpillars of micro-moths are not as varied in appearance are the caterpillars of the macro-moths, so you will have to rear it to an adult moth in captivity to even find the family.

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Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size (cm)
  • 5 Jun 2019 Recorded on
  • Tim L Recorded by

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