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Unknown caterpillar

Observed: 31st July 2011 By: theowebb

Green caterpillar with very back head and yellow 'neck' area. Approx 10mm long. Multiple found on leaves. Food plant unknown but some kind of willow family I think. Have used same plant to rear Puss moths before.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Sawflies (Symphyta) interacts


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Thanks David...

A quick google reveals a raft of images with a similar behaviour. There I was looking at the Leps section of my id books... What a fool. Thanks for the education!

Anyone have a species for an extra 10 points?!