Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) caterpillar, Blackwell, Derbyshire

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) caterpillar, Blackwell, Derbyshire

Observation - Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) caterpillar, Blackwell, Derbyshire - UK and Ireland. Description: “L for larvae - Black, spiky caterpillar observed feeding on Nettle leaves. Note pale yellow marking

“L for larvae - Black, spiky caterpillar observed feeding on Nettle leaves. Note pale yellow markings along flanks and how this individual is covered in tiny dots, sometimes referred to as being “heavily salted!