A record of visitors to Marsh Lane Allotments in Hungerford - some good; some not so welcome!
Saturday, 29 September 2012
Dark dagger moth caterpillars
I was so pleased when Jamie spotted these colourful caterpillars on our raspberries. They are only very small. They were identified when I got home as Dark dagger moth caterpillars
Euproctis similis. The hairs are an irritant and so should not be touched.
They don't cause a lot of damage as they're tiny, but I guess if there were a lot of them...