Embed Red Admiral caterpillar, Heeswijk-Dinther, Netherlands

Red Admiral caterpillar, Heeswijk-Dinther, Netherlands Interestingly, despite this species being highly common and often photographed, this is the first photo of its caterpillar.  This one is stitching leafs together on nettle, the host plant they rely on for everything.

Reference used for ID (in dutch):
https://www.vlinderstichting.nl/vlinders/vlinders-herkennen/rupsen-determineren1/rupsen-van-aurelia-s-determineren/

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