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Sawflyh larvae - Neurotoma

Sawflyh larvae - Neurotoma
Oak Ridge, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
June 29, 2014
Size: ~8mm
On tip of branch, wild cherry.
Folded leaves over.
NOT tent caterpillar.

This series of 4 photos shows the growth of the larvae over a 9 day period.
from about 8mm to about 16mm. On the last day, only one creature remained in the nest.

Images of this individual: tag all
Sawflyh larvae - Neurotoma Sawfly larvae - Neurotoma Sawfly larvae, 7 days later - Neurotoma Last sawfly larva, 9 days later. - Neurotoma

Moved from ID Request.

ok for Neurotoma sp. At least two species feed on Prunus.

Web-spinning sawflies

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