A caterpillar that spins a web in which to rest or feed. When present in large numbers, it can become a serious pest.
- Loxostega and other genera, family Pyralidae.
- The product works as either a preventive or curative control for fire ants, mole crickets, sod webworms, cutworms, armyworms and chinch bugs.
- Of these pests, the mimosa webworm is the most serious, especially for thornless varieties.
- These webworms behave a lot like thistle caterpillars in soybeans.
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