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Caption: Gooseberry sawfly caterpillars (Nematus ribesi) feeding on a redcurrant leaf. This insect is a common pest of gooseberries and related plants, and can strip the leaves from a plant entirely, ruining cropping. Despite the name sawfly, and the term caterpillar, it is neither a fly nor related to butterflies, instead being a hymenopteran, a relative of ants and wasps.

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Keywords: agricultural, agriculture, bush, caterpillar, caterpillars, common, currant, eating, feeding, garden, gooseberry, gooseberry sawfly, herbivorous, hymenoptera, insect, larva, larvae, leaf, nature, nematus ribesi, pest, phytophagous, red, red currant, redcurrant, ribes, sawflies, sawfly

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Gooseberry sawfly caterpillars

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