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Title

Cankerworms

Document Type

Factsheet

Publisher

Utah State University Extension

Publication Date

5-1-2008

Abstract

Cankerworms, also known as inchworms, are in the order Lepidoptera and family Geometridae. Geometrid moth adults have slender bodies and relatively large, broad forewings (Figs. 1, 3). Both fall, Alsophila pometaria, and spring, Paleacrita vernata, cankerworms occur in Utah, with the fall cankerworm being most common.

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