Pest:Slug caterpillar

  • slug Image1
  • slug Image2
  • slug Image3


  • The caterpillar is slug like with spines on the body.
  • The larva feeds on the entire lamina leaving behind only the midribs (Image3). Parasa lepida is another species
  • It also feeds on banana.

Control Measures

  • Spray Carbaryl 50WP 2g/L, if the attack is severe.