Angle Shades Tail

Angle shades - Phlogophora meticulosa

Angle shades - Phlogophora meticulosa

Continuation of yesterday.

At the other end of the Angle shades (Phlogophora meticulosa) you see the anal prolegs.

Prolegs are stumpy legs that let the caterpillar climb very well, even up vertical surfaces. Caterpillars usually have five pairs of stumpy prolegs on the abdomen. Prolegs disappear when the larva changes into a moth.

Dutch: Rups van de agaatvlinder

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