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Cocoon and caterpillar

Description:

Cocoon and larva of a moth or butterfly. The caterpillar was green in colour and very well camouflaged. It was never noticed in situ, only after proper examination of the photograph during playback.

Habitat:

On weed plant in a bush along the way.

Notes:

The caterpillar appears to be that of a geometrid moth. They commonly called loopers or inchworms.

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dotun55
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dotun55

Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Spotted on Dec 10, 2013
Submitted on Dec 30, 2013

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