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view of a Death head Hawkmoth Caterpillar

Death’s-head Hawkmoth Caterpillar. Photo: Bryony Howlett

view of a Death's Head Hawkmoth caterpillar found on potatoes

Death’s-head Hawkmoth Caterpillar. Photo: Bryony Howlett

Bryony had a surprise when she visited her vegetable patch at home in Sturminster Newton on 17/9/18. She found three Death’s-head Hawkmoth caterpillars who appear to be at the stage when they will be pupating underground in a fragile cocoon until October. Continue reading