Wednesday, 30 April 2014

Red head

My end of month quiz. Name that caterpillar
OK I admit there's no prize and I'm just trying to get an ID as I've exhausted my written info and keyword searches on the moth sites don't seem to work for caterpillars. Red head .....I would of thought it would be easy.


  1. Oh well! Thought I would look for spotted Caterpillars on Google. Thought I had the perfect match - only found in high regions of Ethiopia. Gave up trying.

  2. Looks very like Ghost Moth (Hepialus humuli), but your specimen is quite dark compared to there usual coloration - this may be because it isn't H.h. or is possibly about to transform