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shaneatwell

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Help ID caterpillars on my marula
« on: September 09, 2021, 03:44:23 PM »
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Re: Help ID caterpillars on my marula
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2021, 03:56:54 PM »
Hard to see.

Look like gulf fritillary.

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Re: Help ID caterpillars on my marula
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2021, 04:21:45 PM »
Hey Shane,

I'd suggest  that you treat those little fellers to some tasty BT!

Or if there are only a few just knock 'em off and stomp 'em.

Paul M.
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Re: Help ID caterpillars on my marula
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2021, 07:24:08 PM »
Not fritillary. They don't swarm.

Tossed them in the dirt yesterday thinking i had a good picture. Can't find any others. Thinking it might be common buckwheat, but probably some other well known pest.

Will keep looking.
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Re: Help ID caterpillars on my marula
« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2021, 07:35:30 PM »
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Re: Help ID caterpillars on my marula
« Reply #5 on: September 13, 2021, 09:47:19 AM »
They almost look like sawflies

 

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