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Hi there! This is a nice spotting. I believe you have a Sawfly (related to wasps) larva here and not a butterfly or moth caterpillar. I wouldn't have known the difference until recently but I had a couple of my "caterpillars" identified (partially) as Sawfly larvae as well. Mine were black but there are nice white ones very similar to yours here:http://bugguide.net/node/view/691663http://bugguide.net/node/view/466762Some info on Sawflies: http://bugguide.net/node/view/112/bgpage...You will need to remove this from the Butterflies & Moths of the World mission though.
Spotted on May 15, 2012 Submitted on May 16, 2012