Can anyone help me identify this caterpillar i spotted this morning?
It appears to have a white lower body and black/plum upper body. i have done a quick search through google images but i dont know of any good webpages to identify caterpillars.
Singy there's a site called Wild About Britain which has a post by someone with a similar looking caterpillar wanting an ID. Perhaps you could put yours on there. Not sure if yours is the same one
I like UK safari. Couldn't see this one on there though.
I wondered if it was one of the drabs, Northern perhaps but I'm no good at caterpillars apart from the very distinctive ones.
I got some great ID charts for amphibians for the grandchildren from UK safari. They've got lots of different ones.
I posted this on the forum you suggested FG and got a correct response, it is a Mamestra brassicae (cabbage moth)
I'll make a note of that site Singy and Fg. I've got butterfly and moth books but their very poor on caterpillars