Chirosia betuleti

13849_lv

Dryopteris filix-mas, Nunspeet: larva, 2nd instar

13849_asp

the front spirculum of the final (3rd) instar, shining thorugh the skin

The larva is described by de Meijere (1911a) and, very detailed and beautifully illustrated, von Aderkas & Peterson (1987a).

21.xii.2007

mod 25.vii.2017