Twisty Baby Black Locust tree covered in cocoons

Asked July 6, 2020, 7:30 PM EDT

hundreds of leaves on my twisty baby have 1/2" cocoons hanging from the leaves. Inside is a small black caterpillar.

Wayne County Michigan

1 Response

These are bagworms (https://entomology.ca.uky.edu/ef440). If they are within arms reach, I would advise removing them before they defoliate trees.