caterpillars!
Small dusty wave ♀︎
-Hedera helix-

Last update: 4 May 2022
OBSERVATION:
2022-IV-23

This caterpillar roamed between the fallen leafs underneath an Ivay (Hedera helix) plant. It is the larva of the Small dusty wave (Idaea seriata) [1]. The polyphagous larva feeds on fallen and dried up leafs [2].

Small dusty wave (Idaea seriata), caterpillar on Ivy (Hedera helix)
Small dusty wave (Idaea seriata), caterpillar on Ivy (Hedera helix)
Small dusty wave (Idaea seriata), caterpillar on Ivy (Hedera helix)
Small dusty wave (Idaea seriata), caterpillar on Ivy (Hedera helix)
Small dusty wave (Idaea seriata), caterpillar on Ivy (Hedera helix)
Small dusty wave (Idaea seriata), caterpillar on Ivy (Hedera helix)

References

1 Nederlands Soortenregister

2 VOOGD, Jeroen. Het nachtvlinderboek: macronachtvlinders van Nederland en België, inclusief rupsen. 2019.

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