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Geometrid moth caterpillar

Observed: 19th September 2013 By: G.BrownG.Brown’s reputation in Invertebrates
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found indoors. Put onto a mixed variety of leaves for photograph and although it chose to rest on a birch leaf I do not know what its food plant is (the leaf was already partly eaten by something else). Its length is about 2 cm.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Orange Moth (Angerona prunaria) interacts


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Go with Geometridae, then see

Go with Geometridae, then see what others have to add.


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Could it be -

Large Thorn Ennomos autumnaria?

GrizzledBadger's picture

Probably need a Geometer

Probably need a Geometer that has 2 generations in a season, as most seem to pupate before September.

Surely the particularly pointed warts on the back, to the front of the rear prolegs, should be indicative.