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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 24.4 April 2013

Identification: Web-building moth larvae in the British Isles

By - Phil Sterling, Mark Parsons

These days, it is a common occurence in spring, throughout much of the UK, to see hedgerows or indvidual trees and bushes draped in silk and stripped of their leaves. This is the result of a feeding strategy adopted by a few species of moth larvae, and from time to time the outbreaks are spectacular. 

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist