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By Patfran

Leicestershire, United Kingdom Gb

Can anyone identify this caterpillar for me that was strolling across my patio. It was about 1 inch long. Thanks




It looks like the grey Dagger Moth caterpillar, but they have two black horns on their back, one near the tail and another larger one behind their head. It's not too clear from your picture if this is the case?

28 Sep, 2013


Definitely Grey dagger moth. Food plants are many, shrubs and trees. It was willow at my place.

29 Sep, 2013


Thanks, yes it did have a kind of horn on its back. I know where to put him if he crawls out again, i have various shrubs and trees at the bottom of my garden.

29 Sep, 2013

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