Caterpillars on Field Crops I

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F. B Peairs and J.L. Capinera
Department of Entomology
Colorado State University

This publication features 15 full-colored photos of caterpillars that cause damage to field crops.

The reverse side provides information on each caterpillar, including corn earworm, armyworm, European corn borer, and Dingy cutworm. The descriptions include life cycle and physical description of the pests, as well as, where and when the crop is susceptible to damage and the type of damage caused.


  • Armyworm
  • Black cutworm
  • Bronzed cutworm
  • Corn earworm
  • Darksided cutworm
  • Dingy cutworm
  • European corn borer
  • Fall armyworm
  • Glassy cutworm
  • Pale western cutworm
  • Southwestern corn borer
  • Variegated cutworm
  • Western bean cutworm


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