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Thanks Wilson! this reminded me that somebody had already proposed an ID so I went to correct it. It seems to be a sawfly larva, which is different from a caterpillar (baby butterflies and moths). It was a pretty sight, thanks for liking it :-)
Thanks for pointing me in the right direction. I´ll keep looking to see if I can narrow down the species of sawfly.
This is actually a sawfly larvae, an insect in the same order as wasps and bees, the Hymenoptera. Wikipedia has some pictures of adult sawflies: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sawfly.You can tell the difference between sawfly larvae and caterpillars by the number of prolegs: 6 pairs or more on sawfly larvae, and 5 pairs or less on caterpillars.
Spotted on Jun 2, 2011 Submitted on Jun 2, 2011
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