Ermine Moth Caterpillar Webs on the Web


When a friend sent me a link to pictures of moth caterpillar webs I could not believe my eyes.

Caterpillar Infestation

Ermine Moth Caterpillars in UK

What insect could have made those webs that cover ALL nearby surfaces?!

My friend Shannon Pable did a little sleuthing and came up with this:

“Wow, that’s like something from the X-Files! I wonder how long those bikes have been there? I don’t want to eat my breakfast…”

The Ermine moth caterpillars

A brief article discussing those pics

A forum I stumbled upon discussing these same pics

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