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Insect and Spider Identification: SOLVED: What's eating my Easter Cactus

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PanamonCreel
Celaya
Mexico
(Zone 10a)


August 4, 2003
3:39 PM

Post #603971

It tried the branch routine but I didn't fall for it.

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mark
Antrim, Northern Ire
United Kingdom
(Zone 8b)

August 4, 2003
6:36 PM

Post #604162

must be a caterpillar judging from the poo. slugs can cause a lot of damage too
Moda127
Morristown, NJ
(Zone 6a)

August 5, 2003
1:14 AM

Post #604478

Do slugs poo too? lol! my bad!
For real it does look like caterpiller damage
PanamonCreel
Celaya
Mexico
(Zone 10a)


August 5, 2003
1:28 AM

Post #604498

Yep it's a cat
Actually the perpetrator is in the picture, can you see him :)?
mark
Antrim, Northern Ire
United Kingdom
(Zone 8b)

August 5, 2003
7:56 AM

Post #604954

It crossed my mind if that was he but I think it was a root
PanamonCreel
Celaya
Mexico
(Zone 10a)


August 5, 2003
3:16 PM

Post #605217

Here another pic with a slight location change of the culprit.
What a disguise :)

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mark
Antrim, Northern Ire
United Kingdom
(Zone 8b)

August 5, 2003
3:40 PM

Post #605240

yep sure is one of those moth capterpillars that hides during the day by pretending to be a twig.
crimsontsavo
Crossville, TN
(Zone 7a)

August 7, 2003
1:48 PM

Post #607499

It's an Inch Worm.:D...arent they so sweet when they eat your beloved plants?:P...SQUISH HIM!!!!!!!

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