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Cinnabar Moth - Tyria jacobaeae | by Eiderdrake.
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Cinnabar Moth - Tyria jacobaeae

A couple of macro shots from yesterday.

 

The colourful and highly poisonous caterpillars were feeding on Ragwort growing at the field edge near Benholm Burn. This is the first time I have ever found Cinnabars in this area.

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Taken on August 5, 2018