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Canna Skipper Caterpillar.

Quinta cannae.

Description:

Canna Skippers make their own cartridges by cutting along a Canna leaf and then weaving it with silk threads. In pictures #1-3 is shown an opened cartridge with the caterpillar. While in pictures #4-5 is shown a caterpillar weaving its own cartridge.

Habitat:

Gardens-Places with abundance in Canna Plants. Achirales.

Notes:

I added a video about the caterpillar weaving the cartridge.

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Salta, SA, Argentina

Spotted on Sep 21, 2012
Submitted on Sep 22, 2012

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