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Caterpillar on dianthus (added via Android)

Observed: 3rd August 2013 By: Loose Moose
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was dead heading my dianthus and this little caterpillar fell out (just joined iSpot today, and this is my first photo from my very first tablet! I am not very technical so I hope this will come out! lol


No identification made yet.

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Possibly either

The Lychnis Hadena bicruris, or the Campion Hadena rivularis, both of which feed on that plant family.
See pictures at http://www.ukleps.org.

PS Welcome, and thanks for including the food plant. It helps!

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Thanks very much for that. Will now go and have a read! Lol I have sea campion growing in the garden too.