Caterpillar ID

Asked August 25, 2020, 9:20 AM EDT

Can you tell me what this will become? They are defoliating small transplanted Catalpa trees.

Rush County Kansas

3 Responses

That is Catalpa Worm. See https://extension.psu.edu/catalpa-worm-catalpa-sphinx-moth. They are great fish bait. Just about any insecticide will kill them.

Ward

OK - That common name makes sense - I should be able to remember it! Thank you very much :). I really appreciate this service.