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Common Sawfly Larva

Periclista sp.


Small, green larva, pale green head with darker brown markings. White split spines. Feeds on Oak. Sawflies are a type of wasp.


Sears Bellows County Park, New York. Knocked out of the trees by a storm.


I witnessed a group of these feeding on Oak on one of our hikes in this park (didn't have my camera unfortunately).

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Hampton Bays, New York, USA

Spotted on May 24, 2013
Submitted on Jun 6, 2013

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