Caterpillar of The Great Prominent Moth (Peridea anceps)
Caterpillar of The Great Prominent Moth (Peridea anceps)

The largest of the Prominent moths, the Great Prominent is found in Oak woodland. The caterpillar looks superficially like a hawkmoth caterpillar, but it lacks the characteristic tail horn. It is cannibalistic.

Caterpillar of The Great Prominent Moth (Peridea anceps)

The largest of the Prominent moths, the Great Prominent is found in Oak woodland. The caterpillar looks superficially like a hawkmoth caterpillar, but it lacks the characteristic tail horn. It is cannibalistic.