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Observed: 25th September 2011 By: jsgibbard09
Added: 25th September 2011
2-2.5cm caterpillar found in West Sussex. Really bristly, seems to prefer cherry tree leaves to hazelnut. Molted twice in about three weeks. Previous exoskeleton had 3 bright red spots on its thorax. The bristles along its back are actually ochre, lateral bristles include one black bunch and on white bunch each side.