Invertebrate Course 2022
Signalment:5th instar larva
History:History: Wild caterpillar presented dead. The animal had no premonitory signs and was previously bright, eating, and beginning to pupate. Once the caterpillar was on silk and in ÒJÓ formation it changed to a duller and darker color, lost its firm fleshy texture, and became visibly thin and moribund.