Caterpillar Identification

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Caterpillar Identification

Postby Stevie Blunder » Sat Nov 11, 2017 11:19 pm

I need a caterpillar identified please. It was photographed in my back garden in the Forest of Dean in August 2010. Many thanks.
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Re: Caterpillar Identification

Postby Padfield » Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:39 am

Hi Stevie. It looks like a particularly pale, pale tussock moth (Calliteara pudibunda). Most caterpillars are more yellowish but they can be almost white.

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Re: Caterpillar Identification

Postby Stevie Blunder » Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:30 pm

Thanks for the info Guy. That clears up a five year mystery.


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