Slug caterpillar: Parasa (Latoia) lepida
Symptom of damage:
Identification of the pest:
- Caterpillar – fleshy and slug like greenish body with white lines
- Four rows of spiny tipped red or black which causes irritation and pain due to glandular secretion.
- Adult – green wings with prominent dark patch at the base of each forewing.
- Collect the infested leaves along with caterpillars and destroy.
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