Bird-cherry ermine caterpillars

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Jouko Senior Member • Posts: 1,355
Bird-cherry ermine caterpillars

The two first ones with EP3 and 17mm lens, the rest with E3 and 50-200... Flash used in some.

Strange animals these caterpillars, they cover whole trees with their nets.

Thanks for looking. C&C welcome!

Jouko
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Jouko OP Senior Member • Posts: 1,355
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Jon Stock Senior Member • Posts: 1,608
Re: Bird-cherry ermine caterpillars

Cool and weird. Thanks for posting.

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Jouko OP Senior Member • Posts: 1,355
Thank You, Jon!

And weird they look, indeed... The caterpillars eat the leaves of the trees about completely - but the trees grow new ones for the same summer. These two species have a long history together...

Jouko

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