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Honeysuckle Sawfly Larva - Abia lonicerae Beautiful whitish gray larva with black and yellow dots. Spotted on honeysuckle along a nature trail in a deciduous forest. <br />
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Honeysuckle Sawfly Larva - Abia lonicerae

Beautiful whitish gray larva with black and yellow dots. Spotted on honeysuckle along a nature trail in a deciduous forest.

Honeysuckle Sawfly Larva - Abia lonicerae Beautiful whitish gray larva with black and yellow dots. Spotted on honeysuckle along a nature trail in a deciduous forest.<br />
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    comments (4)

  1. Very cool! What is the liquid to the right? Just a water droplet? Posted 2 months ago
    1. I'm not sure. Either the caterpillar was wet (likely) or it oozed something. I was holding it in my hand and suddenly felt the wetness. At the time, I feared it was gooing on me, so I set it on this leaf ;P Posted 2 months ago
  2. Excellent find! Posted 2 months ago
    1. Thanks! Posted 2 months ago

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Abia lonicerae is a sawfly in the family Cimbicidae.

Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Aug 9, 2018. Captured Jul 8, 2018 12:23 in 234 Main St, Saugerties, NY 12477, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/2.8
  • 1/128s
  • ISO320
  • 100mm