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When it’s a Sawfly.
Did you know that there is a primitive group of the hymenoptera with free-living larvae that look very much like the caterpillars of the lepidoptera? 35 more words
After last year’s success with the elephant hawk moths, I’ve decided to continue with my project to raise caterpillars to adult moths/butterflies. This will basically involve finding and identifying caterpillars and looking after them in the shed over winter when they become chrysalises. 390 more words
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A large lemon-yellow and black sawfly. Very similar to T. arcuata and T. brevicornis. The species are very difficult to separate without detailed examination. Where the image has not received expert verification, which is necessary to be certain of accuracy in this species, it is highlighted with a red box.