Large Yellow Underwing

Large Yellow Underwing (Noctua pronuba) Moth Caterpillar “resting” on one of my planted buckets. It's thought that the yellow underwings of the adult moth are "flashed" in order to distract potential predators and so allow it to make a quick getaway!

For a picture of the adult form click here: http://ukmoths.org.uk/show.php?id=2699

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