A Svensson's copper underwing caterpillar (Amphipyra berbera) on a Corcosmia leaf. This will metamorphise into the Svenson's copper underwing moth.
Contributor:ALAN MORGAN PHOTOGRAPHY / Alamy Stock Photo
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Dimensions:4779 x 3186 px | 40.5 x 27 cm | 15.9 x 10.6 inches | 300dpi
Date taken:21 January 2018
Location:North Dorset District, United Kingdom
The Svensson's copper underwing moth differs from the copper underwing (Amphipyra pyramidea) by being more uniformly coloured. The caterpillar feeds on Acer, Aspen, Oak, willow, Rowan and lilac.