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Holly Blue caterpillar maybe

Observed: 9th July 2012 By: ranon.2011ranon.2011’s reputation in Invertebratesranon.2011’s reputation in Invertebratesranon.2011’s reputation in Invertebratesranon.2011’s reputation in Invertebratesranon.2011’s reputation in Invertebrates
09.07.2012 Holly Blue caterpillar maybe
09.07.2012 Holly Blue caterpillar maybe (3)
Description:

A light green caterpillar with white/silver stripes.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

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ranon.2011's picture

Sorry, should have added the

Sorry, should have added the second photograph before.

Martin Harvey's picture

Hoverfly

Definitely a hoverfly larva, and the markings are a good match for Scaeva pyrastri (although I believe Scaeva selenitica is similar).

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ranon.2011's picture

Thanks for the

Thanks for the identification. Intersting to see this wriggling around on the leaf.