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Garden Webworms

Name: Garden Webworms

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta

Order: Lepidoptera

Family: Arctiidae

Species: A. rantalis




This pest attacks bean, beat, corn, pea and strawberry plants by spinning light webs and feeding from within.

Method of Travel:


Steps to control:

  • Cut off and destroy webbed branches.
  • Handpick feeding webworms, and crush those hiding in their silken tubes by stepping on them.
  • Good, long lasting, low-toxic methods of insect control can be done with Knock Down products.