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Armyworm burrow/cocoon burrow

Mythimna unipuncta

Description:

It is an interesting site, when i first saw it i thought it was a wolf spider burrow but then after opening that burrow i saw an empty cocoon shell of an true armyworm.The spotting was a first for me because usually they make their cocoons under ground without making a entrance and a burrow but i guess i was wrong.

Habitat:

I found it under an old wood plank.

Notes:

Freshly hatched due to the meconium that was found in the burrow.Meconium is the excess liquid that is produced after the leftover food is in the cocoon.

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Ornithoptera80
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Ornithoptera80

Fort Worth, Texas, United States

Spotted on Apr 9, 2020
Submitted on Apr 9, 2020

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