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Photo#112698
Spiny Caterpillar - Monophadnoides rubi

Spiny Caterpillar - Monophadnoides rubi
Jim Thorpe, Carbon County, Pennsylvania, USA
May 24, 2007
Size: 1/2 inch approx
There was a group of these eating the blackberry bush down to the "bone". They sort of remind me of sawfly larvae....

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Tenthredinidae
Blennocampinae, Monophadnoides rubi. Very nice picture showing the branched spines and their position.

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Yes, there are similar creatures
posted to the Genus Periclista, but we wouldn't know if there is only one genus like this or not. See here

 
yes, it does look like one of
yes, it does look like one of those-sort of. I might have to capture a few and findout. If they are still there.

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