Caterpillars of Striglina scitaria roll leaves to provide protection by use of contractile silk threads.

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(Referring to an illustration) “Leaf rolling technique of the caterpillar Striglina scitaria. The larva rolls the leaf around itself with the aid of contracting silk threads.” (Pallasmaa 1995:49)

Book
Animal ArchitectureMuseum of Finnish ArchitectureApril 22, 2014
Ingo Arndt

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Living System/s

Organism
StriglinaSpecies

Organism
Striglina scitariaSpecies

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