What could this creature be?

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What could this creature be?
« on: 31/07/2008 16:38:37 »
A friend of mine found a rather odd looking creature at the bottom of his garden.
Does anyone know or has any ideas as to what this thing is?



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Re: What could this creature be?
« Reply #1 on: 31/07/2008 19:16:14 »
I don't know what sort of grub it is but you need to get something on that lawn - it's nearly all clover. [;D]

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Re: What could this creature be?
« Reply #2 on: 31/07/2008 20:35:30 »
I looks a bit like a privet hawkmoth caterpillar, but there are differences.

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Re: What could this creature be?
« Reply #3 on: 01/08/2008 13:20:20 »
Looks like a beetle larva to me- not sure though....

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Re: What could this creature be?
« Reply #4 on: 01/08/2008 16:06:26 »
I don't know what sort of grub it is but you need to get something on that lawn - it's nearly all clover. [;D]

LOL I'll pass that on to him [;)]


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What could this creature be?
« Reply #5 on: 01/08/2008 18:29:06 »
On second thoughts it does look  more like a caterpillar than a beetle larva, and it seems to have a spike on its rear like your pic of the hawkmoth caterpillar. It could be an elephant hawkmoth caterpillar.......?