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Reluctant caterpillar

Observed: 24th September 2011 By: wmccauley
Merseyside BioBank
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Small caterpillar <15mm. Would not uncurl for a good photograph. Has an orange head with black eyes, pale green/white lateral stripe with darker green above. the back of the caterpillar was a paler green stripe all the way down its lenght (excluding the head).

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which a sawfly (Symphyta) interacts


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Thanks for the id. We certainly have plenty of cabbage moths in the area. I will reset the photo.