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By Ostrich

East northants, United Kingdom Gb

Can anyone identify (can't upload photo) a small , less than an inch long green caterpillar with a tiny black head, firmly adhered at its top half to the leaf of the shrub it is on which has stripped the leaves to their veining? The shrub is probably a weed as I have no idea what it is & was growing randomly until I decided to uproot & plant in a pot and wait to see what it is!!!!



it could be a sawfly larvae but with out knowing what the food plant is it could be one of many species of sawfly/moth/butterfly etc.

18 Aug, 2017


Thank you Seaburn girl. I have absolutely no idea what the plant has no flower or anything other than some very stripped leaves....but nothing else is being eaten so will leave & find out what happens!

21 Aug, 2017

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