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Caterpillar?

Observed: 6th May 2011 By: tal4482tal4482’s reputation in Invertebratestal4482’s reputation in Invertebratestal4482’s reputation in Invertebrates
Caterpillar?
Description:

Not really sure what this is!

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DavidHowdon's picture

What plant?

What plant was it on. That may help with the ID.

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David Howdon

tal4482's picture

Plant

It's on a cultivated blackcurrant bush.

Blackbird's picture

Hoverfly

I think it is a hoverfly larvae.

creaturesnapper's picture

I agree ,it looks like a

I agree ,it looks like a hoverfly larva.

Roger Morris's picture

I'm pretty certain this is

I'm pretty certain this is the larva of Epistrophe eligans - a hoverfly that is still on the wing (just)

tal4482's picture

Thanks, I have seen a few

Thanks, I have seen a few adults that look like Epistrophe eligans resting on that bush so it seems quite likely.