A large red, shiny caterpillar with a yellow underbelly.
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Please can anyone help us identify this caterpillar?
Goat Moth seems to be in decline and is quite a rare species nowadays. Its larvae develop in the wood of the trunks of various trees, usually in Birch trunks when on heathland. A good record.
Entomologist and biological recorder
Lat/Lng: 51.16489, -0.7071
OS grid ref: SU904414
On the boardwalk behind Elstead Moat, on Thursley Common.