Houdinia flexilissima (1269/2289)

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The distinctive marks left on the stems of giant wire rush (Sporadanthus ferrugineus) by the caterpillar of a recently named species of moth, nicknamed "Fred the Thread" and reputed to be the world's thinnest caterpillar.

Scientific name
Houdinia flexilissima
Location
Torehape, Waikato, New Zealand
Photo ID
6469