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Geometer Caterpillar



Saw this Geometer/Geometridae caterpillar (confirmation please!) today. It was poised straight as an arrow, and it had this ant running up and down it continuously. When the ant would run back down and around the bottom part the caterpillar would lash at it, and then the ant would run back up again. Couldn't tell if the ant was trying to eat it, or was cleaning it. Anyone know if these two have some sort of relationship?

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Wesley Oosthuizen
Spotted by
Wesley Oosthuizen

新北市, Taiwan

Spotted on Sep 29, 2015
Submitted on Sep 29, 2015

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