Can anyone identify this caterpillar we found on a cauliflower? This was the only photo we could get of it.

Location : Ceres, Fife, Scotland

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  • $\begingroup$ Can you tell us where you found this caterpillar? $\endgroup$
    – Chris
    Oct 9, 2014 at 20:18
  • $\begingroup$ Hi Chris it was found in Ceres, Fife, Scotland. I thought it could perhaps be a Green-veined White caterpillar? $\endgroup$ Oct 9, 2014 at 21:21

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It might be an imported cabbageworm:

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or a green-veined white:

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Both exist where you are, and the former is more common than the latter. I can't tell them apart, but consulting the pages might help.


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