Caterpillar – Large White or Cabbage White (Pieris brassicae)
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Follow the link for information on identification, life-cycle and caterpillar of the Large White butterfly. Common name: Large White or Cabbage White Latin name: Pieris brassicae Family: Whites (Pieridae >> Pierinae) Type: Butterfly larva or caterpillar This photo: Marsland valley, … Read More

Caterpillar – Comma (Polygonia c-album)
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Common name: Comma Latin name: Polygonia c-album Family: Nymphalidae >> Nymphalinae Type: Butterfly larva or caterpillar This photo: Marsland valley, Cornwall and Devon county boundary Click the link for more insight into the life-cycle, identification, food plants and aberrations of … Read More

Caterpillar: Green-veined White (Pieris napi)
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Common name: Green-veined White Latin name: Pieris napi Family: Whites Pieridae >> Pierinae Type: Butterfly larva or caterpillar This photo: Marsland valley, Cornwall and Devon county boundary

Caterpillar: Alder Moth (Acronicta alni)
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See updated full page on Alder Moth Common name: Alder Moth Latin name: Acronicta alni Family: Noctuidae » Acronictinae Type: Moth larva or caterpillar This photo: Marsland valley, Cornwall and Devon county boundary

Caterpillar: Cream-spot Tiger (Arctia villica)
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See here for – Latest full information page on the Cream-spot Tiger Common name: Cream-spot Tiger Latin name: Arctia villica Family: Arctiidae » Arctiinae Type: Moth larva or caterpillar This photo: Duckpool, North Cornwall

Peacock (Inachis io) Caterpillar
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Common name: Peacock Latin name: Inachis io Family: Nymphalids (Nymphalidae >> Nymphalinae) Type: Butterfly larva or caterpillar This photo: Marsland valley, Cornwall and Devon county boundary

Small Tortoiseshell (Aglais urticae) Caterpillar
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Common name: Small Tortoiseshell Latin name: Aglais urticae Family: Nymphalids (Nymphalidae >> Nymphalinae) Type: Butterfly larva or caterpillar

Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui) Caterpillar
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Common name: Painted Lady Latin name: Vanessa cardui Family: Nymphalids (Nymphalidae >> Nymphalinae) Type: Butterfly larva or caterpillar

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) Caterpillar
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Common name: Red Admiral Latin name: Vanessa atalanta Family: Nymphalids (Nymphalidae >> Nymphalinae) Type: Butterfly larva or caterpillar This photo Location: Marsland valley, Cornwall and Devon county boundary

Caterpillar: Green Hairstreak (Callophrys rubi)
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Common name: Green Hairstreak Latin name: Callophrys rubi Family: Hairstreaks (Lycaenidae >> Theclinae) Type: Butterfly larva or caterpillar This photo Date: 4 August Location: Morwenstow, North Cornwall

Burnet Moth Larva (Zygaena filipendulae or Zygaena trifolii)
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Common name: Burnet Moth Latin name: Zygaena filipendulae or Zygaena trifolii Family: Zygaenidae » Zygaeninae Type: Moth larva or caterpillar This photo Date: 26 June Location: Duckpool, Cornwall

Small White (Pieris rapae) butterfly – larva
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Common name: Small White Latin name: Pieris rapae Family: Whites ( Pieridae >> Pierinae ) Type: Butterfly larva or caterpillar This photo Date: 9 July Location: garden, Marsland valley, Cornwall

Moth larvae – The Cinnabar (Tyria jacobaeae)
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See Updated information and photos on the Cinnabar Moth and caterpillar. Common name: The Cinnabar Latin name: Tyria jacobaeae Family: Arctiidae » Arctiinae Type: Moth larva or caterpillar Date: 28 June Location: Braunton Burrows, Devon

Emperor Moth (Saturnia pavonia) caterpillar
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Emperor Moth (Saturnia pavonia) caterpillar – 5th instar.

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