Climbing noctuid

Climbing noctuid

Observation - Climbing noctuid. Description: Lots of noctuid caterpillars climbing tree trunks that night, mostly Broad-bordered Yellow-underwing but this was different. Became pre-pupal (slimy and not eating) on 11th May. Burried itself if (sterilised) soil on 12th May. Pupa extracted on 18th Ma

Lots of noctuid caterpillars climbing tree trunks that night, mostly Broad-bordered Yellow-underwing but this was different. Became pre-pupal (slimy and not eating) on 11th May. Burried itself if (sterilised) soil on 12th May. Pupa extracted on 18th May. Eclosed 16-17th June.