Cameraria ohridella - Caterpillar

Posted by Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 27 November 2014 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Cameraria ohridella

NL: Paardenkastanjemineermot - Rups
EN: Horse-chestnut leaf miner - Caterpillar
DE: Rosskastanienminiermotte, Balkan-Miniermotte - Raupe
FR: Mineuse du marronnier - Chenille

Image: Wijnegem (BE) - 29/06/2014

in previous images i explained a bit of the ecology of the species. In this image you can see the caterpillar eating the inside of the leaf of a of horse-chestnut tree (Aesculus hippocastanum).

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Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Zo mooi !

27 Nov 2014 10:34am

Urszula from GdaƄsk, Poland

Mysterious micro-world :)

27 Nov 2014 9:07pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France

excellent ces lignes et je vois comme une chenille

28 Nov 2014 9:50am

Canon EOS 7D
1/200 second
ISO 200
65 mm