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Caterpillar of fruit piercing moth
West Bengal India
Oct 2016 by Arabinda Pal. via:
The Biologist Apprentice
That’s not so surprising on its own. But what attracted the
arachnologist’s attention is the silk appeared to attach a leaf to a
tree branch. After looking closer, Kuntner realized one of these leaves
was actually a spider.
“If there’s a web, there’s a spider,” says Kuntner, of the
Smithsonian Institution and the Evolutionary Zoology Laboratory in
The arachnid uses its silk to attach leaves to tree branches, and then hides among the branches, according to a new study in the Journal of Arachnology.
The researchers still aren’t sure why the spider does this, but they
believe it’s likely to hide from predators or sneak up on prey…
The artist Giuseppe Penone removes the growth rings on a tree to reveal the tree at a younger age. [source]
The cocoon of the bagworm moth is always different, depending on the materials that the caterpillar forged to built it with.
The Kerry Way walking path between Sneem and Kenmare in Ireland.