Look like tiny caterpillars

Asked September 23, 2019, 5:10 PM EDT

My husband and I have seen over last month very small grayish black baby looking caterpillars crawling all over patio. They have lots of legs and have some green on them. My husband swears he saw one fly off his leg I haven’t seen any wings myself. I took some pics but not great ones.

Henderson County Kentucky

1 Response


From the pictures, it looks like a fall army worm. Very common to see these this time of year. They do not have wings but they do eat many horticultural crops and can damage turf. Hopefully, we will see cooler weather soon and the worms should disappear.

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