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Genista Moth Caterpillar

Description:

Smaller caterpillars and larger instars

Habitat:

Found crawling all over a necklace pod plant at Emerson Point Preserve in our demonstration coastal garden

Notes:

a pest of legume plants...the caterpillars will eat the legume leaves and absorb the toxins in order to protect themselves from predators

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MishaCainNell
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MishaCainNell

Bradenton, Florida, USA

Spotted on Jan 27, 2012
Submitted on Jan 27, 2012

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