Hairy caterpillar, Olepa ricini

Olepa ricini is one of the most common pests of banana foliage and feeds on a variety of host plants.
DSC 1836  Early stage larvae on banana causing skeletonization of leaf Pericallia-eggs (1)  Eggs of Olepe ricini on banana Pericallia-eggs (2)  Eggs (magnified) DSC 1838  Early stage larvae on banana causing skeletonization of leaf
DSC 1837  Early stage larvae on banana causing skeletonization of leaf Leaf skelerotization  Leaf sclerotization due to feeding DSC 1852  Early stage larva on banana DSC 1853  Early stage larva on banana
DSC 1859  Early stage larva on banana DSC 1866  Larva feeding on banana leaf olepa-larva  Larva feeding on banana pericallia pupa  Pupa
hc-par  Parasitized larva hc-parasitoids  Parasitized larva olepa DSC 1854  Parasitized larva
DSC 1865  Parasitized larva parasitized-larva1  Parasitized larva