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Sawfly Larvae

Observed: 26th August 2012 By: te878
Sawfly Larvae

Very slimy looking, black with green parts, and small green dots along the side. No hairs were obvious. Caterpillars were pretty small. Photo taken in Macro mode with focal length of 44.8mm.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Sawfly (Symphyta) interacts


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The Surrey Wildlife Trust and Butterfly conservation also identified these as sawfly larvae so, I'm happy with that. Thank you David.

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No problem

I'm sure someone out there can do better though!