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Skipper larva (Hesperidae)


A green caterpillar with a tough brown head is typical of skippers and well hidden on swordgrass.


Feeding at night, they make a temporary hiding spot by sewing a blade of sedge around their body, or sew two blades together.

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Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Oct 29, 2013
Submitted on Oct 29, 2013

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