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vapourer moth caterpillar

Orgyia antiqua

Description:

Good description from the experts at http://www.butterfly-conservation.org/up...

Habitat:

see link in description

Notes:

Found on a cultivated geranium leaf.

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6 Comments

Elizabeth Colley
Elizabeth Colley 9 years ago

Thanks KarenL, great to be here.

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Wonderful spot!
Welcome to Project Noah Elizabeth!

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 9 years ago

Wow!

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

Very cool. As you know what it is, could you please add the scientific name: Orgyia antiqua? One of the Project Noah blogs explains the importance of this: http://blog.projectnoah.org/post/2870249...

Elizabeth Colley
Elizabeth Colley 9 years ago

Thanks patty. I wish we got more stunning caterpillars like this in the UK to photograph.

patty
patty 9 years ago

Lovely caterpillar and picture eccolley =)

Elizabeth Colley
Spotted by
Elizabeth Colley

Mansfield, England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Jul 29, 2010
Submitted on Aug 25, 2012

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