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CHRYSOMELA POPULI . Larva of the large red  Poplar leaf beetle .  When disturbed or attacked by predators , the larvae are capable of ejecting an unpleasant fluid from their glands , known as salicylaldehyde . Location: Alice Holt , Hampshire , England .

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CHRYSOMELA POPULI . Larva of the large red Poplar leaf beetle . When disturbed or attacked by predators , the larvae are capable of ejecting an unpleasant fluid from their glands , known as salicylaldehyde . Location: Alice Holt , Hampshire , England .


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