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Hairy Caterpillar

Observed: 17th June 2011 By: JayJay
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Description:

This caterpillar was spotted on the underside of a thistle leaf in our garden. The body is black with an orange stripe running down both sides of the body. White dots are also on the side of it's body, above each pair of legs. Two large apendages are apparent on the rear end. Any help with identification of this caterpillar would be appreciated. Thank you.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Knot Grass (Acronicta rumicis) interacts

Comments

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Help in identifying hairy caterpillar.

Any help with identification of this caterpillar would be appreciated. Thank you

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Thanks

Thanks for your help in identifying this caterpillar.