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green worm on knockout rose

Zone West Kentucky | Anonymous added on May 4, 2016 | Answered

What is a tiny green worm on the leaves of a knockout rose bush? The tiny worm is eating the leaves up.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on May 5, 2016

A photo would aid in my identification but I will give this my best shot.

Does it look like this:
http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1058/528577434_18569a0e43.jpg

If so, this is sawfly larvae. More information on sawfly can be found here:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/sawfly-insect-control.htm

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