see picture and lets play "name that bug!"

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by ant, Nov 13, 2002.

  1. ant

    ant LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,466

    found a caterpillar on a walkway today.

    sod webworm?


  2. ant

    ant LawnSite Silver Member
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  3. lawnboy11

    lawnboy11 Banned
    Messages: 181

    I've seen them around too-on Long Island and I haven't seen as many as this year before although not in enough numbers to do damage.
  4. tremor

    tremor LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,476

    Hey Ant,

    I just fed about a dozen of those things to my son's Leopard Gecho. Pretty tastey too.

    The pic's a little fuzzy but I'd say webworm. A wire worm would be more burnt orange than that. Keep in mind that there are a LOT of different kinds of Sod Webworms out there. Perhaps your area enjoys (?) more than one type.

    have you been getting hit with the warmer temps & all the rain like us? If so, a webworm might get confused & be near enough the surface to find.,


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