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Yellow hairy caterpillar

Observed: 18th June 2011 By: Clopton

Fast moving, bright yellow caterpillar, 3 cm long.
Hairy, as opposed to furry.
Orange blobs along spine (from head to end of thorax, not along entire length).
Antennae feathered, angled not straight.
Have failed to find any images to match this.


No identification made yet.

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Bright Yellow Caterpillar


Thanks for this. The one I observed was less hairy, and the four orange blobs were spaced like those appearing in the Vapour Moth ID posted today. The blobs were smooth, not hairy though?