Buff Ermine Moth Spilosoma luteum

Buff Ermine moth
Buff Ermine moth
Buff Ermine moth: Wingspan 28-40mm; UK flight time May-Jul.
Buff Ermine moth female - plain antennae
Buff Ermine moth male - feathered antennae
Buff Ermine moth windswept
The photo above right of a Buff Ermine moth, either newly-emerged or very windblown and dishevelled so that its pattern is unclear, was taken by Diane Simkin in Cornwall.
BUFF ERMINE CATERPILLAR
Buff Ermine caterpillar
Buff Ermine caterpillar
The Buff Ermine caterpillar is brown with a light buff line and ginger tufts of hair.

(Link to its relative, the White Ermine )