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Raspberry Sawfly

Monophadnoides rubi


Spiny caterpillar or possibly sawfly larva; transparent green.


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

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Raspberry Sawfly
Monophadnoides rubi Spiny Caterpillar - Monophadnoides rubi - BugGuide.Net

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Machi a year 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 a year ago

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

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Alaska, USA

Lat: 57.52, Long: -152.45

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

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