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20130929_12 Caterpillar

Observed: 29th September 2013 By: Helen Mainwood
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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20130929_11 Caterpillar
20130929_12 Caterpillar

A large green caterpillar crawling along the top of a wooden gate. Birch, rowan and aspen tres nearby. Gate lead into a pasture area with trees around.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Sawfly (Symphyta) interacts


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That is a really good picture, nice specimen.

GrizzledBadger's picture

Looks like a green 'slinky

Looks like a green 'slinky'spring but is it caterpillar or a sawfly larva, unfortunately the proleg segments are not well defined. Have you a good side view of it?