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Goat Moth caterpillar

Observed: 27th August 2012 By: Alex Cruickshank
Goat Moth caterpillar
Goat Moth caterpillar
Description:

A large larva c7cm long. Possibly a beetle. Slightly flattened dorsally, with a black back and head capsule, orange/pink on the side and underneath.
A pale hair and a black spot on each side of each segment.
Two seen crossing a track in the New Forest.
Quite fast crawling

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Goat Moth (Cossus cossus) interacts