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Caterpillar found eating great mullion

Observed: 19th June 2010 By: coombe5
caterpiller garden 19 june 017
Description:

at first glance thought too be cabbage white, on closer inspection found not too be

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Mullein (Shargacucullia verbasci) interacts

Comments

coombe5's picture

caterpiller found in my garden

this catterpillar not only ate the leaves of the mullion but also the stalks, very little was left of the plant

anonymous spotter's picture

They will also -

go for figwort, if mullein isn't around.

coombe5's picture

catterpiller id on mullein

thank you for your comments, I often have mullein growing in my garden I will now keep an eye out this year for more, living near the south coast I often have strange insects visit me. I will keep you all informed of new arrivals your knowledge is greatly appreceiated