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Moth Caterpillar

A caterpillar of the moth Depressaria daucella (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae).  Over the past couple of summers these distinctive caterpillars have been quite common on the water dropwort (Oenanthe sp) around the large lake.

Photo taken in Whiteknights Park, Reading University grounds, Reading, UK, on 2010-06-02.

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