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Ptilodon capucina (Linnaeus, 1758) (Coxcomb Prominent Moth)

Ptilodon capucina (Linnaeus, 1758) (Coxcomb Prominent Moth), Mature larva with parasitic hymenopterous larvae - close-up - enlarged

2. Mature larva with parasitic hymenopterous larvae - close-up - enlarged (1)

larva in "sprawler" position because I'd just disturbed it - it wasn't writhing in pain


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Malcolm Storey Canon EOS400D digital SLR with Tamron SP AF Di 90mm Macro 1:1 lens.
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Record info

Date: 12 October 2008
OS grid ref: SU08
Lat/Lon: 51° 30' N, 1° 60' W
Location: Vice County: North Wiltshire, VC7, England
Stage or state: Larva
Record Summary: caterpillar with freshly emerged parasitic wasp larvae
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