Bristly caterpillar

Bristly caterpillar

Observation - Bristly caterpillar - UK and Ireland. Description: Black caterpillar with eight tufts of bristly white hairs on sides, red-orange button markings and distinctive cream-yellow tufts. Resembles tussock and vapourer moths but not sure.

Black caterpillar with eight tufts of bristly white hairs on sides, red-orange "button" markings and distinctive cream-yellow tufts. Resembles tussock and vapourer moths but not sure.