Grub ID

Asked May 26, 2017, 9:33 AM EDT

Is there a way to identify the grub in the photo? It is described as copper in color and has a metallic sheen. Found in a garden in Rosemount, MN.

Ramsey County Minnesota insect identification grub horticulture

1 Response

The larva in the photo is probably a bronzed cutworm (Nephelodes minians) or a closely related species.

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