Image: Caterpillar of the cup moth - Piers Nelson

Caterpillar of the cup moth - Piers Nelson

Caterpillar of the cup moth - Piers Nelson, Primary School 2007

I was walking in the bush near my home when these tiny caterpillars all crowded together. Although I don’t think they are unusual I was fascinated at how many there were and how they had eaten through the gum leaf so it looked like a skeleton leaf.

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Piers Nelson
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