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Post  Cajun Cappy on 7/11/2015, 12:48 pm

Every once in a while I see a big glob of caterpillars.  Often on a tree or the side of our shed.  When I do I usually spray them or sweep them to the ground and stomp on them but I do not kn ow what they are.  A friend posted a picture of them so I thought I would ask you gardening pro's if ya know what they are.  I am pretty sure they aint bag worms but dont know.
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Post  camprn on 7/11/2015, 1:27 pm

I'm not from your neck of the woods so I have no reasonable answer. Have you contacted your local Extension Service to ask?

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Post  Cajun Cappy on 7/11/2015, 2:07 pm

Not yet but I shudda I bug them enough already and this aint my problem at the moment so I didn't contact them yet.
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 7/11/2015, 5:58 pm

Oak Processionary caterpillar?
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Post  sanderson on 7/11/2015, 6:40 pm

The OPC seems to be a European caterpillar.

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Post  Scorpio Rising on 7/11/2015, 8:19 pm

@sanderson wrote:The OPC seems to be a European caterpillar.
Jeez! The way they habit their nest looks really similar!
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Post  sanderson on 7/12/2015, 6:23 am

We have the Western tent caterpillar, so there must be a few varieties in No. America.

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Post  Cajun Cappy on 7/12/2015, 12:42 pm

I told my friend it was some type of tent caterpillar, aka bag worm and he said what ever they were they were dead.  he nuked them with malathion
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