caterpillars!
Double-striped pug
-Salvia sp.-

Last update: 18 September 2022
OBSERVATION:
2022-VII-08

A Double-striped pug (Gymnoscelis rufifasciata) caterpillar in Salvia. The larva relocated to a different position between the flowers after a Ancistrocerus gazella wasp had failed to uncover it during her inspection of the spike and had left.

There turned out to be more specimen in the plants.

Double-striped pug (Gymnoscelis rufifasciata), caterpillar on Salvia sp.
Double-striped pug (Gymnoscelis rufifasciata), caterpillar on Salvia sp.

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