Pepper Weevil

Pepper Weevil– Adults are black weevils with a small cover of tan to gray hairs about 1/8 inch long. Larvae are small, white and, grub-like with brown heads. The damage is located in the seed area of the pepper. This is a chewing insect.

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Imported Cabbage Worm

Imported Cabbage Worm- They present as white butterflies that have few black spots on their front wings with black to gray on their wing tips. Back wings have a single spot at the front edge of each wing. Typical worms travel without the looping motion. Larvae are

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Garden Web Worm

Garden Web Worms- Are moths with odd markings of shades of gray. Wingspread is about 3/4 of an inch wide. The worms are very active at night attracted to street lights as well as a landscape lighting. Can be found in fields flying from place to place

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Grasshoppers

Grasshoppers feed on crops. They differ greatly in size and color. Most grasshoppers overwinter in the egg stage. The nymph is common in the early part of the year. They may be attracted to gardens or landscape areas during hot dry weather. They can and will strip

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Flea Beetles

Flea Beetles– Adults are approximately 1/16 of an inch long; some are entirely black and some are brown-black with lighter markings. The larvae are very small, skinny and white with a black band, and three pairs of legs. They will create numerous round or irregular holes in

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Fall Army Worm

Fall Army Worm- Adult moths will be about 3/4 of an inch long and 1 1/2 inches wide.The Male’s front wings are gray and have odd shaped spots near the top. The female’s front wings are usually more dull than the male’s. The back wings of both

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Diamondback Moth

Diamondback Moth– Adult moths are gray and measure 1/3″ long; males have wings with rows of 3 diamond shaped spots that are yellow down the middle of their back. Their wings, although folded, flare outward and upward towards their tips. The back wings have fringe-like hairs. The

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Corn Stalk Borer

Corn Stalk Borer- The moths are gray-brown with less than a 1″ wings span. The front wings of the female are darker than those of the male. Caterpillars are thin, about 3/4 of an inch in length. They are light green with pale stripes and more prominent

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Carrot Weevils

Carrot Weevils- Tan-to-Gray adults are about 1/4″ long; larvae are white and grub like. They lay eggs on the leaves or in the crown of the plant. Several generations occur during one single season. It takes about 5 weeks to go from egg to adult. Carrot Weevils

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Cabbage Looper

Cabbage Looper– As moths they are gray to brown in color with a small lighter colored spot near the center of each wing. They have a wing span of 1 1/2″ Caterpillars have light green bodies with pale white or yellow stripes. The larvae move with the

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