caterpillar?

caterpillar?

Observation - caterpillar?. Description: 2-2.5cm caterpillar found in West Sussex. Really bristly, seems to prefer cherry tree leaves to hazelnut. Molted twice in about three weeks. Previous exoskeleton had 3 bright red spots on its thorax. The bristles along its back are actually ochre, lateral

2-2.5cm caterpillar found in West Sussex. Really bristly, seems to prefer cherry tree leaves to hazelnut. Molted twice in about three weeks. Previous exoskeleton had 3 bright red spots on its thorax. The bristles along its back are actually ochre, lateral bristles include one black bunch and on white bunch each side.