Bug of the Week 40: Cutworms

Cutworms are actually the caterpillars of moths. In the Spring, they hatch and eat seedlings in the garden. Look for them on overcast days or at dusk when they come out to feed on stems of plants.

Lagartas são na verdade as caterpilars das mariposas. Na primavera, elas eclodem e comem mudas no jardim. Procure-as em dias nublados ou ao anoitecer, quando saem para se alimentar de caules de plantas