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Can anyone identify this little fellow?
Approx 5cms in length.
Two hairy antenna and a curled upright tail (rather like a scorpions)
Found in my garden near Solihull West Mids on July 8th this year.
Is a http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orgyia_antiqua or Vapourer Moth
Brilliant. Thank you!!
Just found one of these on my apple tree in Sleaford Lincs. The only one I could find doing a google image search was a cocoa tussock moth, which shouldn't be in the UK. Happy to find out there is a european version.