Cameraria ohridella - Caterpillar #2

Posted by Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 28 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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Canon EOS 7D
1/200 second
ISO 100
65 mm