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Insects, Molluscs and other small life forms from Israel (by Oz Rittner)


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hi Oz, 

last week  I bought some flowers in the shop - Antirrhinum - לוע הארי

today I found the attached catterpillar on them. 

can you identify it? 

what do I need to do to help it complete its cycle? the flowers are drying and I want the butterfly to live :-) 

I also asked about it in Tapuz's forum - here

thank you

June 1, 2009 at 2:07 PM Flag Quote & Reply

ò ð ð ú
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oh, it's about 2cm long

June 1, 2009 at 2:08 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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Sorry for the late reply, I was away for a few days in the North.

I don't know the sp. but its probably a Noctuid.

If you can obtain the same plant again it will probably work but I hope

its not too late.



June 7, 2009 at 3:11 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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