Small yellow and black caterpillar found on nettles about 40 metres from the waters edge at Alton Water reservoir
No interactions present.
This looks rather like the Guelder-rose Leaf Beetle (Pyrrhalta viburni), although if so the dark markings are heavier than usual. Was there any Guelder-rose nearby? See:
Entomologist and biological recorder
Lat/Lng: 51.9865, 1.1125
OS grid ref: TM138365
Approx 40 metres from waters edge