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zobey Sat 29-Mar-14 10:05:59

Found at my in laws house near the sink in the kitchen.

MostlyMama Sat 29-Mar-14 10:06:31

Looks a lot like a maggot, but greener.

ScarletLady02 Sat 29-Mar-14 10:06:34

Looks like a caterpillar.

traininthedistance Sat 29-Mar-14 10:06:57

Looks like a little caterpillar! Is it alive? Can you put it outside?

slartybartfast Sat 29-Mar-14 10:07:12

caterpillar, or grub <<are they the same thing>>

scarletforya Sat 29-Mar-14 10:07:51

Wow. A play dough caterpillar!?

ScarletLady02 Sat 29-Mar-14 10:09:25

Is it moving? I've seen caterpillars like that but they move in quite a distinctive way

ScarletLady02 Sat 29-Mar-14 10:10:23

Looks like some of these.

jenniferalisonphillipasue Sat 29-Mar-14 10:11:49


ilovepowerhoop Sat 29-Mar-14 10:13:21

definitely looks like a caterpillar

manticlimactic Sat 29-Mar-14 10:22:53

Definitely a caterpillar

FudgefaceMcZ Sat 29-Mar-14 10:28:16

Looks like a brimstone or maybe skipper caterpillar, though there are some other similar kinds esp moth ones, though it doesn't seem to have spike like hawkmoth ones and I'm not too sure of others. You could do with a size scale. I'm guessing from the smear by the side that it's been pecked by a bird or squashed sad.

Good caterpillar ID guide here since you can see it closer than us

FudgefaceMcZ Sat 29-Mar-14 10:29:19


OBGynKenobi Sat 29-Mar-14 10:32:21

In the kitchen?

It must be very, very hungry.

OBGynKenobi Sat 29-Mar-14 10:32:25

In the kitchen?

It must be very, very hungry.

UrethraFranklin Sat 29-Mar-14 10:47:54

A green wotsit or nik nak.

OBGynKenobi Sat 29-Mar-14 10:56:50

Ack. Sorry for dp blush

zobey Sat 29-Mar-14 11:38:26

I've binned everything and bought them new just in case it's a maggot. Now time to scrub their kitchen from top to bottom.

MooMa42o Sat 29-Mar-14 11:43:45

what have you binned? and what have you brought new? i am confused, it is definitely a caterpillar!

ilovepowerhoop Sat 29-Mar-14 11:47:13

FFS its only a caterpillar not the bubonic plague!! What needed binning and why does everything need scrubbing??

ilovepowerhoop Sat 29-Mar-14 11:47:32

its not an effing maggot

gordyslovesheep Sat 29-Mar-14 11:48:26

jees over reaction much! It's a caterpillar not a dirty bomb

GreenShadow Sat 29-Mar-14 11:50:38

Binned everything !!

For goodness sake, have you never seen a caterpiller before?

Macocious Sat 29-Mar-14 11:52:31


trashcanjunkie Sat 29-Mar-14 11:52:47


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