Caterpillars, Jesus Green, Cambridge
In early June 2013, some caterpillars invaded
Jesus Green. Possibly
ermine moth caterpillars.
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Trees looking white in early summer.
White on the ground around the trunk too.
Base of trunk.
Base of trunk (closer).
A pair of caterpillars on the trunk.
Caterpillars on a twig.
Twigs covered in white silk.
More caterpillars feeding.
Yet more caterpillars feeding.
Caterpillars hanging around.
Tree with leaves on right, bare on left.
The full row of about a dozen infested trees.
All photographs copyright MJ Rutter.