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It is the caterpillar of a moth of the family Notodontidae. This caterpillar is green or brown with a yellow stripe down each side and two red humps at the rear end. It is polyphagous and feeds on a wide variety of deciduous trees and shrubs, like maple, birch, alder, apple, poplar, cherry, oak... The species overwinters as a pupa.
Meerdaelbos, Oud-Heverlee, Belgium.
Spotted on Oct 1, 2016
Submitted on Oct 7, 2017
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