Lepidoptera Lymantriidae : Calliteara pudibunda Fagaceae : Fagus sylvatica var. atropurpurea
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BELGIUM:Vlaams-Brabant Veltem-Beisem, 11 OCT 2008.
Cocoon with pupa, between two leaves of Fagus sylvatica var. atropurpurea (in captivity; caterpillar caught outside on that species a couple of days earlier). Apparently the long setae of the caterpillar are incorporated in the outer layer of the cocoon.
Copyright © 2008 by Jan De Laet (contact: Jan.De.Laet@skynet.be) [ref. DOL34026]
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