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Mystery Caterpillars

Observed: 11th June 2013 By: tjgtjg’s reputation in Invertebratestjg’s reputation in Invertebrates

I regularly pick privet from the local park for my stick insects. I have just noticed an abundance of caterpillars in the vivarium- I wash the plants before they go in but obviously didn't notice any eggs this time.
The second picture shows a leaf they have eaten and their faecal deposits.
Can anyone identify these for me?
For some idea of scale the privet leaf in the picture is 3/4 the size of a mature leaf.

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