Sorghum Webworm

sorghum webwormsSorghum Webworm

Scientific name: Nola sorghiella Riley
(Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)

Facts: Sorghum webworm larvae also attack grain sorghum heads. The larvae are greenish-yellow to tan with four darker stripes down the back and are covered with closely spaced hairs and spines. The mature larvae are about 1/2 inch long and have chewing mouthparts with which they consume the developing grain.

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