IMG_5874a

IMG_5874a

Observation - IMG_5874a - UK and Ireland. Description: A fairly large, strikingly coloured caterpillar. I believe cinnabar caterpillars usually live on ragwort but I don't know what this plant is. The caterpillars had already eaten a large part of the leafy growth.

A fairly large, strikingly coloured caterpillar. I believe cinnabar caterpillars usually live on ragwort but I don't know what this plant is. The caterpillars had already eaten a large part of the leafy growth.