Eastern Tent Caterpillar

Eastern Tent Caterpillar TentThe most welcome warm weather and sunny days of spring also brings forth some undesirable sights. One of the most common is the web of the Eastern tent caterpillar. Found commonly in cherry trees (members of the Prunus family), the prominent web in the fork of the trees provides the nightly hiding place for the caterpillars, which feed on the leaves during the day.  Once the insect has had ...

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