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Colourful caterpillar (?)

Observed: 29th July 2012 By: Libman19Libman19’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Photographed this in the garden last Summer. I can't remember what(or if) it was feeding on. I have looked in my ID books and Googled it but haven't found anything similar.

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Species with which Puss Moth (Cerura vinula) interacts

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Colourful caterpillar

Thank you for that, it had intrigued me for quite a while. I photographed another striking caterpillar and initially thought it was some kind of Swallowtail, but eventually decided it was a Mullein.