SJ8757 : Moth caterpillar webs

taken 7 years ago, near to Biddulph, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Moth caterpillar webs
Moth caterpillar webs
These bushes appear to be thickly coated with spiders' webs, but they have actually been spun by moth caterpillars. Although a bit north of their range they look a bit like Lackey Moth webs, but unfortunately there no larvae present to make a definite identification. For a close-up of one of the webs see SJ8757 : Caterpillar "tent".
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SJ8757, 13 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 25 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 25 June, 2010
Category
Insects > Insects   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 878 578 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:7.0451N 2:10.9702W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 878 578
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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