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Caterpillar Identity

Can anybody help me identify this Caterpillar I found enjoying one of my Dahlia's this morning? Many thanks!


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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 60,716

    Could be the caterpillar of the Swallow Prominent moth http://www.uksafari.com/swallow_prominent_moths.htm

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  • Mel MMel M Posts: 347

    I think it is certainly a moth larva. There are several that look similar to yours:- Clouded Drab, Bright-line Brown- eye, Angel shade, Green Silver-lines. Go on the web. There are loads of pictures for you to choose from.

  • Thanks, I tried looking it up on the web before posting but couldn't figure out which one it is lol I shall keep an eye on it image

  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,107

    There's nothing to indicate size there NGimage

  • I'd say it was about 1cm long nutcutlet image

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