Caterpillar

Name: Caterpillar
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lasiocampidae
Genus: Malacosoma
Species: M. disstrium

Habitat:

Caterpillars can be found almost everywhere from sandy beaches to meadows to mountain forests.

Food:
The majority of caterpillars are herbivores, and eat mostly leaves, through some species eat all plant parts, fungi and dead animal matter, including other caterpillars.
Method of Travel:
Crawling

Prevention:
1. Once the caterpillars emerge little can be done. They can be removed from trees by hand and killed by dropping them into a bucket of soapy water.

Steps to control:
1. Good, long lasting, low-toxic methods of insect control can be done with Knock Down Indoor and Plant Flying & Crawling Insect Killer or other Knock Down products listed below.

Product to use:

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