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Large furry caterpillar

Observed: 17th July 2012 By: justjossjustjoss’s reputation in Invertebratesjustjoss’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

large caterpillar on heather. about ten cm long. brown fur. some yellow black markings. sluggish but alive. no others nearby.

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Are there Oak Eggars recorded

Are there Oak Eggars recorded as far north as Inverness or are all L. quercus that far north the 'form callunae' ie Northern Eggar? I think this is likely to be Northern Eggar.

Cathal.