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Unknown Caterpillar

Observed: 20th June 2013 By: scottpassmorescottpassmore’s reputation in Invertebrates
IMG_4051
Description:

Brown with yellow stripes

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Feathered Gothic (Tholera decimalis) interacts

Comments

nightfly's picture

Hi DD, I'm not at all sure

Hi DD,

I'm not at all sure what this one is but the Broom doesnt have the central dorsal stripe as on the larva above. Besides that it is very like one.

Cathal.

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Thank you, will look into

Thank you, will look into this and see if I can compare pics :)

Thanks.
Scott.

www.awlwa.org

DD's picture

Hi Cathal, Thanks for

Hi Cathal,
Thanks for pointing that out I'll have another look.
DD

nightfly's picture

I think it matches Feathered

I think it matches Feathered Gothic quite well, particularly the last larva at the bottom of the page above the pupa images.

Cathal.

scottpassmore's picture

I think it is Feathered

I think it is Feathered Gothic too, thanks for the help

Thanks.
Scott.

www.awlwa.org

DD's picture

Hi Cathal,

There's an excellent site here that shows all stages for larger moths and butterflies:
http://www.ukleps.org/CommonNameTaxonmomic.html

DD

nightfly's picture

Hi DD, Thanks for the link,

Hi DD,

Thanks for the link, Ive been making use of ukleps for some time now for IDing caterpillars, I couldnt agree more it is nothing short of excellent. Ive referred to it in the comments above within the ID.

Cathal.

DD's picture

Oops!

So you did.

DD