Toadflax Brocade caterpillars

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There are at least 3 of these caterpillars on our purple toadflax (linaria purpurea). They are caterpillars of the toadflax brocade moth (calophasia lunula), and given the very bright yellow stripes and bold design, it is surprising how well they can hide!

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~ by janerc on September 20, 2009.

One Response to “Toadflax Brocade caterpillars”

  1. […] Brocade nursery I had toadflax brocade caterpillars on my purple toadflax (linaria purpurea) last year, so I have been looking out for them this year. I found one in June, but it soon disappeared (bird […]

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