friend or foe?

karena hyland asked 11 years ago
I found this while digging over in my polytunnel and cannot find an ID for it-can you help me out?

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 3 years ago
With a few exceptions almost all garden creatures are friends and beneficial.

This is the pupa of a moth of some kind. Some of these can feed on the roots of plants when they at larval stage but that is mostly insignificant/

Retrun the pupa to some loose soil and allow it to hatch in due course.