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Sawfly (larva)

Description:

This actually appears to be a Sawfly larva, not a caterpillar.

2 Species ID Suggestions

eeptii x
eeptii x 6 years ago
Elm Sawfly Larva
Cimbex americana Elm Sawfly - Cimbex americana - BugGuide.Net
Cimbicid sawfly
Cimbex luteus Cimbex


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4 Comments

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 6 years ago

Three species of the genus Cimbex seem to be recognized in East Asia: C. connatus, C. femoratus and C. luteus, all widely distributed in the Palaearctic Region. C. luteus seems the closest to the image here. C. americana is a North American species.
http://www.cabdirect.org/abstracts/20013...

rpsonak3
rpsonak3 8 years ago

Thank you for the help, I will update it !

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Nice! This actually appears to be a Sawfly larva, not a caterpillar.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sawfly

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 8 years ago

Lovely capture!

rpsonak3
Spotted by
rpsonak3

松本市, 中部地方, Japan

Spotted on Jun 1, 2012
Submitted on Jun 24, 2012

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