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Arge ochropus: Rose sawfly


Arge ochropus:  Rose sawfly

As yet unknown bug: Rose Sawfly.



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It's a rather nice shade of orange!

26 Jun, 2012

 

She is very pretty...I am going back in a minute to see if she is still there.

26 Jun, 2012

 

Wow you have some strange and wonderful beasties in youtr garden! lol

26 Jun, 2012

 

they don't go out of their way to blend in, do they? was it still there?

26 Jun, 2012

 

Amazing ...

26 Jun, 2012

 

Such a sharpe photo Pim.

26 Jun, 2012

 

Excellent!!

26 Jun, 2012

 

Great capture!

26 Jun, 2012

 

Great pic Pimp, looks like she's full of eggs.

26 Jun, 2012

 

Thanks everyone... She just sat (?) while I took pictures, I thought she was laying eggs Willi, but there was no sign of any when she had gone.

26 Jun, 2012

 

Fine looking fellow though!

26 Jun, 2012

 

maybe she was scouting for places to lay eggs but decided against this particular twig

26 Jun, 2012

 

Let´s call him Orange Heli Copter.:)

27 Jun, 2012

 

Well caught,Pimms..what a little beauty,whatever it is :o)

27 Jun, 2012

 

Thanks all...just got an email back from an expert. It is a Sawfly, but impossible to tell which from a photograph.
However as it is on a rose...Info I did not give to the expert Doh! I checked and it is...

Arge ochropus: Rose Sawfly

So I had best keep an eye out for the eggs or catapillars!

27 Jun, 2012

 

Smashing photo.

27 Jun, 2012

 

Well that confused me, you were on my wave lenght when it was just called "BUG" Lol.

27 Jun, 2012

amy
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Excellent photo Pp .. I hope it doesn't munch it's way through all your lovely roses ...........

27 Jun, 2012

 

did it take you long to discover the name of this beauty? and how did you even start???

27 Jun, 2012

 

I found the experts / enthusiasts Fran. I didn't give them enough info at first...but we now agree this lady is a rose sawfly.

if you google www.eakringbirds.com

there is a fantastic website and Trevor is superb.

27 Jun, 2012

 

Thank goodness that's not 'actual size'! Superb photo Pimp :-)

27 Jun, 2012

 

Hello MUDDY!!

27 Jun, 2012

 

Hi Pimp . . how'ya doin'?

27 Jun, 2012

 

Very well thank you.. I am being spoilt by the ladies a bit. ; ))

Well they keep teasing me... I just blush.

27 Jun, 2012

 

Lol! . . . enjoy!!! ;-)

27 Jun, 2012

 

Oh you love it Pimp! hahaha x

28 Jun, 2012

 

Muddy knows only too well about the teasing,Pimp...:o)
Hi Muddy,nice to see you :o))

28 Jun, 2012

 

Oh yes . . indeed I do - made me the man I am today . . . lol!
Nice to see you too Bloomer :-))

28 Jun, 2012

 

Lol,Muddy...sorry about that...:o)

28 Jun, 2012

 

lol..

28 Jun, 2012

 

This is Bugtastic!

30 Jun, 2012

 

your only 60 odd miles away how come you have weird bugs over there lol-i hope i dont see any of those :o/

4 Jul, 2012



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