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.
miresa  Damage due to Miresa decedens on banana. Image credit: http://farmextensionmanager.com/English/Banana%20technology%20bank/pest%20doctor/Nettle%20Grub.html miresa2  Larva of Miresa decedens on banana