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lezelle

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Identify Please
« on: February 12, 2020, 09:14:35 »
Hi Ya,
          Going though piccies I found this one of caterpillars. Can anyone identify said items. I took it a couple of years back and forgot all about it Thanks

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Identify Please
« on: February 12, 2020, 09:14:35 »

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Re: Identify Please
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2020, 13:03:21 »
Well, they look interesting.... they are in large enough groups to be "cabbage" whites... but wouldn't expect that amount of "web"... are they a lemon/pale green with dark spots?

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Re: Identify Please
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2020, 13:17:51 »
Large Cabbage white caterpillar

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Re: Identify Please
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2020, 16:41:22 »
That was my thought Tee Gee but your example has stronger colours as I thought the original should have had... perhaps washed out by strong sunshine...

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« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2020, 17:19:57 »
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perhaps washed out by strong sunshine...

More likely the colouring captured by my camera or at best a bit of both!

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Re: Identify Please
« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2020, 17:54:01 »
They look like sawfly larvae.
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Re: Identify Please
« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2020, 19:03:35 »
They look like sawfly larvae.

I agree.   They are clearly not on any type of brassica, which does not rule out cabbage whites but certainly makes it less likely.
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