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Unidentified at suppressed - 17 Sep 2023
Unidentified at suppressed - 17 Sep 2023
Unidentified at suppressed - 17 Sep 2023
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Lepidoptera unclassified IMMATURE moth 18 Sep 2023 Hejor1

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Small cup looks like made with plaster, with a little twig sticking out the bottom of each one.


donhe wrote:
   19 Sep 2023
Each one? The photos look as they are all of the one specimen, and that has two little twigs protruding ?
Hejor1 wrote:
   19 Sep 2023
@donhe I wasn’t able to get usable pics of the other one, it may have 2 sticks coming from the base but I could only make out 1.
donhe wrote:
   19 Sep 2023
@Hejor1 : do not know any moth larvae that live in a shelter fixed in a crevice like this with a partially open end. It would be interesting to see the whole larva or pupa, if you could gently prise the shelter out of the crevice, and then cut it open along its length. I suspect it is the home of a wasp or solitary bee larva maybe containing a paralysed caterpillar for food !

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Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 17 Sep 2023 04:11 PM Recorded on
  • Hejor1 Recorded by

Additional information

  • Less than 5mm Animal size
  • False Pollinator Insect on Flower

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