InsectsGardening

Identifying Black Hairy Caterpillars

Category Insects

I have hundreds of black hairy caterpillars all over my yard. How do I find out what kind they are?

By K Coles

Ad

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

January 30, 20120 found this helpful

They could be tent caterpillars, that form webs in trees and shrubs.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
February 6, 20120 found this helpful

Go to your local greenhouse with a sample, they will know what they are - that's what I do with creatures and plants I'm not sure of. Hope this helps.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
February 6, 20120 found this helpful

Try taking one or two (or a photograph of them) to your local extension ag agent. He or she will be able to identify the critter, and tell you what (if any-some bugs are beneficial) pest control you should use.

Ad

You can also Google to find the local extension agent website, where you'll find page after page of information geared to your specific area-maybe even a pic and info on the caterpillars in your garden.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
Categories
Home and Garden Gardening InsectsJanuary 29, 2012
Guides
More
🐛
Pest Control
👒
Mother's Day Ideas!
🌻
Gardening
👔
Father's Day Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Instagram
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2018 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by ThriftyFun.

Generated 2018/05/08 07:24:27 in 1 secs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!