Lepidoptera / Noctuidae

Phalaenoides glycinae


What are Vine Moth Caterpillars?  

This is a striking caterpillar which is black with pale yellow lines, a series of lateral red spots and a big red rump. It has long white hairs scattered over its skin.



Grubs eating holes in grape leaves.


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Here's how to recognise and control caterpillars in your garden.

Tomato Fruit Worm

If you have holes in your tomato, the culprit is likely to be the tomato fruit worm. Here's how to identify and control the tomato fruit worm in your garden.

Corn Earworm

If the kernels of your corn are being eaten while still on the stalk, it sounds like you a case of corn ear worm. Here's how to identify and treat them in your garden.

Cabbage Moth & Cabbage Butterfly

Cabbage moth and cabbage butterfly larvae (caterpillars) can cause serious damage to plants by chewing the leaves. Here's how to control caterpillars in your garden.