Only one spotted in the woodland, although they are thought to be fairly common in England
Its common name is Jack-go-to-bed-at-noon. The flower opens early and closes at noon. As you can see, this photo was taken in the glow of evening sunlight.
|A Small Ermine moth caterpillar.|
Many of the branches were shrouded in what looked like a very large spider's web, which is secreted by the caterpillars to protect themselves from predators.