The caterpillars of this species feed on various
species of Scale Insect (
COCCOIDEA ) such as :
|The caterpillars of this species feed on the combs and larvae of wasps in paper wasp nests.||Hypsopygia mauritialis|
|Caterpillars of these Lycaenid species live in Ant nests, and are thought to eat ant larvae, but the evidence for many of these suggestions is rather circumstantial.||
This caterpillar catches flies.
Frequently Asked Questions about Caterpillars
(updated 31 January 2013)