12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Sawfly larvae climbing pole

Rose sawfly larvae along the two branches to climb, they are looking for new leaves to eat. Light shines through the verdant woods in their body. Sawfly larvae as is now done with jade crafts, while the red rose thorns on the branches like a ruby crystal.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Wuhan City, China
Camera: Canon EOS 70D
Copyright: © Minghui Yuan