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Old 08-23-2018, 10:14 PM   #1
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what is this & what do i do w/ it??


it's on an ornamental plum tree hanging over the fence, has doubled in past 1 1/2 weeks, w/ binoculars can't see anything inside, moving, etc. was dusk however.
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Old 08-23-2018, 11:17 PM   #2
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caterpillar
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Thanks, I think for that... I know there are nests, but given the time of the year and how to manage them - or perhaps it doesn't matter; found this:

http://jenny.tfrec.wsu.edu/opm/displ...ies.php?pn=590
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Thanks, I think for that... I know there are nests, but given the time of the year and how to manage them - or perhaps it doesn't matter; found this:

http://jenny.tfrec.wsu.edu/opm/displ...ies.php?pn=590
We get an infestation of tent caterpillars ever 20 or 30 years and every tree is covered with 10 or 20 of those nests. Lots of moths when they hatch or what ever they do.
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Old 08-24-2018, 05:35 AM   #5
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It is a fall webworm nest not tent catipillar
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Neighbor's tree or your tree ? I would get rid of this...soon.
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