In reply to WendyBartter:
Some more pics of Toadflax Brocade Moth
Indoors but anxious to be off
She flew quite steadily & came to rest on upright decking planks of my steps
This is the pupal case after she emerged
2013 photos & vids here
eff37 on Flickr
I don't know how you manage to keep up with it all Wendy. I never seem to have time to even think about raising caterpillars!
Hazel in the Gironde estuary, France
In reply to Noisette:
Very time consuming H but I don't do a great deal else! Lol
That's not what I heard! LOL
?? Who's been talking ?? Lol
I can't reveal my sources, but I reckon I've heard it on here! LOL
Tease! Ha ha
WendyBartter said:footage shows her laying eggs on her cocoon after laying a couple to the left first ... she appears to have finished now after laying not so many as others have done before,
But I later discovered that Mrs VM had not done with laying eggs
Last pic on 14th Nov
Next day I saw that she had moved to bottom of cocoon & laid some more
Fascinating that unlaid eggs can be seen still in her upper body!
Here's a beastie you wouldn't care to meet up with on a dark & misty night ...
oooh interesting beastie Wendy, I wouldn't go to sleep tonight unless its in a secure padlocked container if I were you lol
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