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Observed: 13th September 2011 By: anna21
large hairy caterpillar

This is my first observation so hope have done it ok!Large caterpillar seen in September on chalk heathland (Lullington Heath). Have often seen them on Sussex Downs in late summer but never been able to find out what they are.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Fox Moth (Macrothylacia rubi) interacts


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fox moth

Wow that was quick!!

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Hi Anna, welcome to iSpot. Hope you enjoy using it as much as we all do,

Sarah West
OPAL Community Scientist
Yorkshire and Humber

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Thank you- its taken me a

Thank you- its taken me a while to get my head round it- being rather technically challenged but think I will rapidly become addicted! The constant plugging on radio 4 made me determined to sort it.