Monday’s Macro: Cape Lappet Moth Larvae Aggregation

Cape Lappet Moth Aggregation
Eutricha capensis caterpillars aggregating in Rhus crenata.    A clump of 20 – 30 larvae were found well hidden in vegetation. Colourful and gregarious they may be, but as eating machines, these caterpillars fill this keen gardener with much trepidation.

8 thoughts on “Monday’s Macro: Cape Lappet Moth Larvae Aggregation

    1. Aren’t they colourful and seriously gregarious?! I was lucky to track the cycle from caterpillar to pupating moth which is a decidedly plain creature compared to it’s larva.

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