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? - Dolerus

? - Dolerus
Ridgeville, Mineral County, West Virginia, USA
May 9, 2006
Size: about two inches


probably Dolerus sp. (based o
probably Dolerus sp. (based on appearance)

Host plant appears to be grass, species unknown.

I recorded this observation while scanning the images in the "Unidentified Sawfly Larvae" gallery.


Sawfly Larva
Too many prolegs for a lep caterpillar. Nice photo. Here's one in the guide that looks just like yours.

another point
if it were to have less prolegs, the single large stemmata (eyespot) would also be diagnostic for a sawfly larva.

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