Tent Caterpillars

ENTFACT-424: Tent Caterpillars  |  Download PDF

by Joe Collins, Nursery Inspector
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture 

Tent caterpillars live in groups within a silken tent. The silk is produced by glands in the head and the tent provides protection from many natural enemies. There are three species of tent caterpillars in Kentucky, USA: the eastern tent caterpillar, forest tent caterpillar, and fall webworm. 


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