Male Fox Moth caterpillar - Porthtowan
By Tom Hughes, Sep 17 2017 06:35PM
This beautiful caterpillar was found last week on Red Valerian (centranthus ruber) in a coastal garden overlooking Porthtowan beach.
Some hairy caterpillars can cause irritation to skin so care was taken not to touch it.
Find more info here: http://www.ukmoths.org.uk/species/macrothylacia-rubi/larva/
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