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Cinnabar Moth Caterpillars?

Observed: 28th July 2013 By: ar8922
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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We saw hundreds, probably thousands of these along the Exeter Canal towpath today. There were dozens on almost every bit of ragwort. I think they're probably Cinnabar moth caterpillars but I'd appreciate confirmation or correction.

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Species with which Cinnabar (Tyria jacobaeae) interacts