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Sawfly

Pachynematus sp

Description:

FIRST OF ALL… Is a Caterpillar in Anthropod? (1" inch/25mm). Silver back with White belly, protracted head with White eyes 👀 & tiny Black "pupils". 11 total cells, 4 front legs & 2 on rear end. Wiggles when she walks.

Habitat:

Eating wild Watercress species, "Bittercress".

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2 Comments

Bkripto
Bkripto 3 years ago

CHRISTINE!!! You are absolutrly correct! Thank you!

Christine Y.
Christine Y. 3 years ago

Yep, caterpillars are arthropods...But, I think that this might be a sawfly larva because it appears to have a whole bunch of prolegs. Might be Pachynematus sp., but I'm not sure.

Bkripto
Spotted by
Bkripto

Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Oct 10, 2017
Submitted on Oct 10, 2017

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