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Has anyone on here got any idea what is munching on my cistus??


  • pansyfacepansyface Posts: 21,938
    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
    If you live in Derbyshire, as I do.
  • Ladybird4Ladybird4 Posts: 36,233

    How beautiful is that! It is the Vapourer Moth caterpillar. Lucky you to have such a pretty visitor - even if it is munching your cistus!

    Cacoethes: An irresistible urge to do something inadvisable
  • ButtercupdaysButtercupdays Posts: 4,409

    Takes me back to my childhood!

    Used to rear these and 'woolly bears' of the garden tiger moth in jam jars and my brother and I held caterpilllar races on the back stepsimage

    It was fascinating watching the chrysalis develop and wonderful releasing  the brand new moths.

    Last edited: 22 June 2016 21:39:11

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