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Unidentified caterpillar

Observed: 4th June 2010 By: yanyan’s reputation in Invertebratesyan’s reputation in Invertebratesyan’s reputation in Invertebrates
11 June 2010
11 June 2010b
04 June 2010
Description:

Large green caterpillar that munched its way up and down my beautiful verbascum for a week then disappeared. Third pic gives an idea of scale and shows last remaining flower on verbascum, all the rest had been chomped. Any ideas what it could be?

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Species with which Grey Chi (Antitype chi) interacts

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thanks

RHoman and Michael Skelton, thank you both for your help. Very interesting comments. I'm glad I didn't remove the caterpillar, though I was tempted when I realised how destructive it was.