Insect Pests of Bananas and Plantains in India
Banana slug caterpillar, Miresa decedens
This is an endemic, occasionally serious pest in Kerala. The damage symptoms are similar to those caused by other lepidopteran pests.
Damage due to Miresa decedens on banana. Image credit: http://farmextensionmanager.com/English/Banana%20technology%20bank/pest%20doctor/Nettle%20Grub.html
Larva of Miresa decedens on banana
Slug caterpillars, Spatulifimbria spp