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Sawfly Larva | by DrPhotoMoto
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Sawfly Larva

They consume pine needles and can rapidly strip a small tree. When alarmed they raise up as seen in this photo. My wife says their little red heads look like baseball caps. Kuwait Art 5th Photo Exhibition. 2nd place Best Insect Photography Competition - July/August

 

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Here is a different variety of sawfly larva taken last year: www.flickr.com/photos/drphotomoto/3038729871/

And here is another view of the same species of sawfly (seen above) which was taken last year: www.flickr.com/photos/drphotomoto/2825648819/

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Taken on July 3, 2009