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    Can any one identify what this might be when it grows up?
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    could be a number of things.

    What plant was it living on?

    All gardeners know better than other gardeners." -- Chinese Proverb.

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    It was in amongst the mixed lettuce leaves. No evidence of any munching, it was just settled in there behind a kind of web. We found another one in the leaves picked last night. What really struck me is how vivid the green part is. I tried gurgling images of green and white larvae but didn't come up with anything that looked at all like it.

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    I have looked with no luck,it's amazing at what nature has produced,could the web be the start of a cocoon,a closer up pic might tell more,and aprox size,

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    Yes, I think the web was possibly the start of a cocoon. I couldn't get a closer picture as my phone doesn't focus at close quarters. It was approx 2.5cm (1 inch) long, if that's any help?

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