The Cherry Scallop Shell Caterpillar (Hydria prunivorata)

caterpillarsThe Cherry scallop shell caterpillar is a leaf tyer. Small groups of caterpillars feed from within the leaf shelter.  When the leaves are exhausted the caterpil lars move to a new site and form a new leaf shelter.  The foraging behavior of the caterpillars is currently under study.

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