Fall Webworm Moth Caterpillar (Hyphantria cunea)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Fall Webworm Moth Caterpillar (Hyphantria cunea)

Feeds on multiple species of plants.

“control is seldom necessary because the damage is generally of aesthetic rather than economic importance.”

Fed on by wasps, tachinid flies

Learn: http://bugguide.net/node/view/453

Shown on Florida Native Plant: BALD-CYPRESS (Taxodium distichum)

My take: The Worms Crawl In but Do They Swim?
https://floridawildlifegardentails.wordpress.com/2016/10/31/the-worms-crawl-in-but-do-they-swim/

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