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Moth larve

Description:

Small shiny and red

Habitat:

Inch down in flower bed



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2 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

I've moved this to arthropods for you.

Latimeria
Latimeria 8 years ago

This is actually the pupa of a moth, not a larva. Moths in the family Sphingidae dig into the ground and pupate there, where they overwinter.

Joanne McNeill
Spotted by
Joanne McNeill

Abuja, Nigeria

Lat: 9.60, Long: 8.00

Spotted on May 27, 2011
Submitted on May 27, 2011

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