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Caterpillar for ID

Observed: 30th April 2011 By: ophrys
Yorkshire Naturalists' Union
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cattya
cattya 1
Description:

On Sycamore, at edge of wood, next to acidic grassland reserve.
Not full grown...about 25mm long.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Copper Underwing (Amphipyra pyramidea) interacts

Comments

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Stages

In the final instar the similar Svensson's Copper Underwing has a red tip to the anal horn. I cannot find any documentation of whether this is the case in earlier instars (which I think this is) - although admittedly I have not looked that hard.