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Sawfly larvae

Order Hymenoptera, Suborder Symphyta


A sawfly larvae platoon. There is always one that still didn't learn the difference between left and right...

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LuisStevens 5 years ago

Excellent find!

Andrea Lim
Andrea Lim 8 years ago

WOW what amazing colors. Good spotting Sergio!

ceherzog 8 years ago

You sure find good insects Sergio!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Extraordinary :)

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 8 years ago

Martin, as a second thought, it is wise to have someone watching your back...

Your text descibe the situation in perfection :-) congrats and thanks for sharing

Carol Snow Milne 2
Carol Snow Milne 2 8 years ago

Love the purple!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 8 years ago

J, if I know few about insects, I am absolutely ignorante about plants. But I know where those larvae are, and I'll try to discover. To you and MayraSpringmann, Phillip Torres, EnvUnlimited, DespinaTsafetopoulou and Martin, thank you.

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Awesome spotting, Sergio! Do you know what plants they were feeding on?

MartinL 8 years ago

Will he evolve into something new or just get eaten?
This is a terrific spotting Sergio. Larvae of hymenoptera are often called maggots but sawfly 'grubs' are free living and quite unique. I would call these rainbow worms :)

Lol! great spotting :D

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 8 years ago

@Phillip Torres: :-)

Nimbid Ditavi
Nimbid Ditavi 8 years ago

I like the fact that your signature has the same coloration as the larvae!

Nimbid Ditavi
Nimbid Ditavi 8 years ago

This is just... Magnificent! Excellent shots Sergio!

MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

Que lindas cores!

Sergio Monteiro
Spotted by
Sergio Monteiro

Curitiba, PR, Brazil

Spotted on Feb 21, 2013
Submitted on Feb 22, 2013

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