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Sep 26, 2012 11:30 PM

Help please to settle a difference of opinion.

Seen this Monday at RSPB Rainham, but is it a Dark or a Grey Dagger. Longish spike suggests the latter but back stripe is clearly white rather than yellow.

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    Sep 27, 2012 2:54 PM (in response to chriffer)
    Re: Help please to settle a difference of opinion.



    I'm not 100% but I think this is a Grey rather than Dark,only going by pictures I've seen of the Dark Dagger caterpillar which always seem to have a red band at the rear end and an alternating orange and white back stripe, although I don't know if this is something that develops gradually and so therefore may be absent on this one,


    I have only just discovered this website which is really good and has the lifecycles of quite a few moths,



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