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Spiny caterpillar

Observed: 9th September 2013 By: JScottJScott’s reputation in Invertebrates
Spiny caterpillar

Caterpillar approx 3cm in this position, hanging upside down (to pupate?) with its head facing towards the back at lower left. White spines along length of back/sides with white markings on 5 body segments and at rear end. Spines orange/yellow towards head end. Ruddy brown markings along sides. Finer stripes around body segments. Spiracles appear to be outlined. Head apparently similar colour to body.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Comma (Polygonia c-album) interacts