Monday, 17 September 2018

Re Puss Moth or Sallow Kitten

Aaron, I would say you are correct with Sallow Kitten. I have reared both species from eggs and looking at my photographs above, although the colour and appearance of both species changes significantly during development, the spiracles of the Puss Moth larva always seem to be clearly visible on a clean background - far less so in the case of the Sallow Kitten.
Patrick Clement

1 comment:

  1. Thanks Patrick, that's a really useful set of pictures. I think my caterpillar is almost certainly Sallow Kitten.


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