Pests and Diseases forum→What's eating my Mock Orange??

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Name: Chris Eller
Rowan County, North Carolina (Zone 7b)
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May 29, 2015 3:16 PM CST
Help! Nearly all the leaves on my mock orange bush have been consumed by this little bugger! Can you please help identify and recommend an arsenal?

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Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
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May 30, 2015 4:15 AM CST
Good idea to post here in addition to Ask a Question. These are the links I posted there but as I said on that thread, neither article gives a scientific name and just calls it the mockorange sawfly so I'm not sure what sawfly it is (but it does appear as far as I can tell from your photo to be a sawfly larva and not a caterpillar):

another article, but with no picture, is here:

Maybe someone in this forum knows what sawfly it is.

Welcome! to ATP by the way.
[Last edited by sooby - May 30, 2015 4:16 AM (+)]
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