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Insect and Spider Identification: SOLVED: Caterpillars eating my sunflowers!

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Wichita, KS

June 27, 2005
1:41 PM

Post #1579619

They are all over. What in the world are they?

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Vancleave, MS
(Zone 8b)

June 27, 2005
5:01 PM

Post #1580195

wow never had them on my sunflowers before. I just loaned my best ID books to a friend. Will show this to MZ Munchie to see if she can ID them for you since she has the same books
Crestview, FL
(Zone 7b)

June 27, 2005
5:48 PM

Post #1580343

There is a Sunflower moth (Homoeosoma electellum) that uses sunflowers as its host plant. That would be my guess

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