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Hibiscus Sawfly (Atomacera decepta) - Atomacera decepta

Hibiscus Sawfly (Atomacera decepta) - Atomacera decepta
Grenada, North Central County, Mississippi, USA
May 20, 2001
Size: 8 - 10mm
Small caterpillar eating the leaves on a Hibiscus plant. Thanks for any ID help.

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Hibiscus Sawfly (Atomacera decepta) - Atomacera decepta Hibiscus Sawfly (Atomacera decepta) - Atomacera decepta

Argidae
OK for the hibiscus sawfly, Atomacera decepta Rohwer

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Moved tentatively. Seems as though this should be correct. If it's not, I expect that the experts will let me know soon enough.

How about...
Hibiscus Sawfly (Atomacera decepta)?


 
Thank you!
Thank you very much. That does seem to be correct. I looked thru over 100 pages of caterpillars this morning and could not find it..Why? its a sawfly larvae, not a moth or bfly ;(.... Thanks again!

pls crop tight [just to the bug]...
...to improve your chances for an ID
the less empty space, the better

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