caterpillars!

Platyedra subcinerea (Mallow seed moth)

Malva sylvestris (Common mallow)

Last update: 20 December 2023
garden
species


Uncommon

LOCATION: Krimpen aan den IJssel, garden

OBSERVATION:
2023-VI-23


This Mallow seed moth (Platyedra subcinerea) caterpillar fled the Common mallow (Malva sylvestris) flower it lived in after being besieged in it by a potterwasp Ancistrocerus gazella.

Mallow seed moth ♀︎ (Platyedra subcinerea), on Common mallow (Malva sylvestris)

References

1 Nederlands Soortenregister

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