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Pine Processionary Larvae (Thaumetopoea pityocampa)

Description:

Ca. 3-4cm in length, ostensible reddish eyes proportionate to it's size; fuzzy, yellow, and black lengthwise stripes.

Habitat:

Ca. 1300m above sea level in a Mediterranean Shrubland



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2 Comments

BennyV_
BennyV_ 7 years ago

That was some profound observation, thanks Yasser!

Yasser
Yasser 7 years ago

at first glance and based on the location, I thought it might be a pine processionary moth (larva stage), but i'm not so sure anymore. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pine_Proces... ...

Monda, Andalucía, Spain

Lat: 36.63, Long: -4.83

Spotted on Apr 30, 2010
Submitted on Apr 30, 2010

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