Identification needed

Could anyone please identify this caterpillar for me?   It is made up of a yellow stripe with a grey stripe underneath with red dots in it.  It is hairy and it was feeding on my plum tree. Two caterpillars were found on the



Victoria Plum tree.




  • Zoomer44Zoomer44 Posts: 2,906

    Hi, hope this works - you might find the answer here;

    Caterpillars -- identification guide -- Discover Life

  • Zoomer44Zoomer44 Posts: 2,906

    It hasn't worked, thought it would be a link - if you google the above it is a site which asks Q's about the characteristics of the caterpillar then arrives at a number of possibilties with pictures.


    Hope it helps.  

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 42,760

    I think it's a caterpillar of the Grey Dagger Moth

    A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in - Greek proverb 
  • Yes it looks like it thanks for taking the time to help image

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