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thin little brown worm

Posted by gro2can 2b (My Page) on
Thu, Aug 21, 14 at 19:53

acting like a trapeze artist waving back and forth in the air hanging on to the edge of my pepper plant leaf. looks somewhat like a army caterpiller but way smaller and a lot lighter in color. anyone know of this. picked about seven off in 15minutes of looking. never seen them before today wish i could send pics but have trouble just posting. thx aki


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RE: thin little brown worm

Pic would be nice, sounds like an inch worm though.


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what is a inch worm. does it eat pepper leaves. thx aki


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RE: thin little brown worm

A inch worm is a caterpillar that is about an inch long and acts as you describe - in this case looking for another leaf to crawl to. They also have a unique crawling style, moving one end at a time. They can chew leaves but generally aren't considered a problem.

Dennis


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thx for info guys have enuf probs with aphids dont need others.


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