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Hairy caterpillar

Hairy caterpillar

C038/7196

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MELVYN YEO / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY MELVYN YEO / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

Hairy caterpillar. Larva of a lepidopteran (moths and butterflies) with long hairs (setae) covering its body. Many caterpillars are covered in hairs that act as a defence mechanism. The hairs often have detachable tips that will irritate would-be predators by lodging in the skin or mucous membranes.

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