Mullein Moth

(From Janice)These fine looking (and increasingly fat) caterpillars are munching their way through our mullein plants.  It’s not too much of a surprise to find that they are larvae of Mullein moth.  Rhayader by Nature would be interested to know whether they are elswhere in our area.



One Response to Mullein Moth

  1. steeejones says:

    Hi Janice – I saw one on a Mullein a few years ago near Llanwrthwl, but never since. There is a Mullein plant in llanwrthwl churchyard that I have checked each year but with no joy. It is a late plant though – not appeared yet.

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