ID caterpillar please


(Sorry about blurry photo - was windy out there today!)




  • I'd  go for Cabbage White butterfly - but it's so blurry that I have to be a little uncertain.

  • There seems to be a few of them doesn't there...

    If any have their bums in the air I'd check out sawfly larvae...image

  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 24,026

    I think Vic is right, saw fly larvae. Judging by the numbers and what they eating

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 42,726

    I agree - sawfly larvae - they're having a go at my Rosa Bonica too image

    A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in - Greek proverb 
  • Hi, yes, I was looking at earlier and come to the same conclusion.

    not sure whether to bin them or hope the birds get them.   I'm in a good wildlife area so apathy seems to work for pests.  But don't want them overwintering.

    i also found a dagger grey moth caterpillar today.  Fascinating!

  • Ps. Thanks everyone!image

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