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Unidentified Lepidoptera (Unidentified Butterflies and Moths)

Date 4 October 2005
OS grid ref SU56
Lat/Lon 51° 30' N, 1° 10' W
Location Vice County: Berks, VC22, England
Stage or state Larva
Record Summary small wriggly larva, beaten from birch
Associated organism: between live leaves of Betula
Capture method: beaten
Identification Notes: Spins two leaves together and feeds on the surface of one of them.

Pupates in hammock between two spun-together leaves.

Parasitic wasp emerged (4 Oct 05 [H])

11 Oct 05: spun up between two leaves.
Photo Summary: Larva, cocoon


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