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Cinnabar moth caterpillar

Observed: 19th August 2012 By: beachcombercoconut
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Cinnabar moth caterpillar
Cinnabar moth caterpillar 2
Description:

Striking black and yellow caterpillar found on ragwort, Senecio jacobaea. There were lots of them.

Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Cinnabar moth caterpillar (Tyria jacobaeae larvae)
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