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Larva on hogweed

Observed: 12th June 2012 By: juliancooksey
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Description:

I've had a large number of these creatures eating hogweed (cow parsnip) leaves this year. But not enough to kill them or stop them flowering. As the hogweed can be very invasive of my grassland, I'd like to know what they are and how to encourage them. Size 5mm.

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