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Worm is Saddleback Caterpillar

A reader sent us a photo of a bright green and brown caterpillar. We identified this specimen as a saddleback caterpillar, which is found all across the eastern United States. Continue reading [...]

Yellow Worm is Spicebush Swallowtail Caterpillar

One of our readers discovered a yellow caterpillar outside of her home. We believe the specimen is a spicebush swallowtail caterpillar! Continue reading [...]
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Catawba Trees But No Catawba Worms

A reader wants to know why there are no Catawba worms on her Catawba trees. Continue reading [...]

Worms in Reader’s Kitchen are Larvae

A reader found a few small larvae in her house. We think she probably discovered moth fly larvae. Continue reading [...]
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Is Worm That Excretes Black Goo a Vomiting Caterpillar?

A reader discovered a worm that appeared to vomit up black goo when he picked it up. We think he might have discovered a caterpillar that was  regurgitating liquid as a defense mechanism. Continue reading [...]

Biting Worm is Likely a Cutworm

A reader reached out to us about a green worm-like organism that bit her sister. We believe the creature in question is a cutworm! Continue reading [...]
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