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green caterpillar of a geometrid moth

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Similarly, White and Whitham (2002) found that both cankerworm densities and defoliation rates on cottonwoods decreased as a function of distance from box elder, the worm's preferred host.
Azalea mites appear on azaleas, cankerworms on elms and maples, lace bugs on the mountain ash.
The genius of the lamented person to whose memory I have dedicated these unworthy verses was not less delicate and fragile than it was beautiful; and where cankerworms abound what wonder if its young flower was blighted in the bud?
However, the amount of feeding done by the cabbage looper and cabbageworm, cankerworms, corn earworms and the European Corn borer, cutworms and the granddaddy of caterpillars, the tomato hornworm, which can grow up to 5 inches long, is extensive.
Spittlebugs appear on pine trees, azalea mites on azaleas, cankerworms on elms and maples, lace bugs on the mountain ash.
Specific insects targeted by CRYMAX include cabbage looper, European corn borer, beet armyworm, bagworm, tent caterpillars, cankerworms, gypsy moth, and tussock moth.
These leaf-eating worms are similar to fall cankerworms (only a mother moth or an entomologist would bother to tell them apart) in that the adult moths are active around Thanksgiving time.