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Raspberry Sawfly

Monophadnoides rubi

Description:

Spiny caterpillar or possibly sawfly larva; transparent green.

Habitat:

Mountaintop with barely any trees and lots of Dwarf Cornel, Crowberry, and other low-growing plants


1 Species ID Suggestions

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 10 months ago
Raspberry Sawfly
Monophadnoides rubi Spiny Caterpillar - Monophadnoides rubi - BugGuide.Net


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2 Comments

Machi
Machi 10 months ago

Thanks Lauren, sounds right. They feed on Rubus species. We have a few, namely salmonberry and nagoonberry, and I think I saw a lot of nagoonberry nearby.

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 10 months ago

Hi Machi, I think I found your larva, it is a Sawfly, the Raspberry Sawfly (must feed on other things too) Monophadnoides rubi.

Machi
Spotted by
Machi

Alaska, USA

Lat: 57.52, Long: -152.45

Spotted on Aug 23, 2018
Submitted on Oct 9, 2018

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