The caterpillars of the Grey Dagger Moth have two, tall hairy humps on their backs, and a wide, bright yellow stripe running along the top of the body.
Latin name: Acronicta psi
Size: Has a wingspan of approximately 40mms.
Distribution: Common in England, Northern Ireland and Wales. Less frequently seen in Scotland.
Months seen: June to September.Habitat: Hedgerows, parks and gardens.
Special features: The grey dagger is another of our noctuid moths. It gets its name from the black dagger-like markings on its grey wings.