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First caterpillar

West Somerset, England Eng

Is anyone good at identifying caterpillars? I found this one on my Loropetalum shrub this morning!




hi after looking over a few sites i think it could possibly be a cinnabar caterpillar, unfortunatly when i enlarged the photo it went out of focus so difficult to tell

1 Feb, 2008


Sorry - it was very windy when I took the photo! - thanks for the answer. I just googled it, and I think you're right. Unfortunately, it also says that birds don't eat it...I hoped one would, so I put it on the lawn. Now I'll have to search for it before it eats something else precious!

1 Feb, 2008


I hope you find it !!

1 Feb, 2008

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