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by Butterfly Kisses12796 on June 22, 2004 01:39 AM
We live out in the country and are having problems with these yellowish/green with a black stripe down their back (fairly large) caterpillars eating up one of our trees. Almost all of the leaves are gone and caterpillars are all over our back yard because they are falling out of the tree. Any idea what they are and how to get rid of them? [thinker]
by Phil and Laura on June 22, 2004 03:15 AM
does Not sound good! To Me it sounds like Elm Sawfly larvae, up to a couple inches, with the norm being around 1 1/2 in. Black stripe down the back(dorsal) whitish yellow?, Don't let the name fool Ya, they will eat most trees,Bt and a A trombone sprayer will reach most, or you may have to call in help, Check with your county extension office, a real good web addy for All Bad tree creepy crawlies with links to picks on the left side is, click on this:
Big Ugly,Nasty wormy, things!

check out the elm saw fly larvae...Ewwwwwww [scaredy]

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