Lackey moths - Kynance cove, Cornwall

By Tom Hughes, Sep 19 2017 08:41PM


The Lackey moth: Lotus corniculatus


This moth can spin silk!


A group of the caterpillars spins a large web that they use to protect themselves against predators, living as a community whilst in their larval stage. They have weekly meetings too, where they make a circle and take it in turns to tell stories.



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