About the Eastern Tent Caterpillars | Pest Control | Saint Louis, MO
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Species description

To know for sure if you have a problem with this species, look for caterpillars that are furry, white, blue, black, and orange. They have a layer of microtubules that come up from the cuticle. The adult moth will lay eggs around the spring, and they grow and hatch within three weeks.

If you have a problem with these pesky critters, get in touch with us as soon as possible so we can take care of the problem!


About the Eastern Tent Caterpillar

The Eastern Tent Caterpillar is a critter that causes much aggravation to property owners because they are considered pests. They build communal nests in trees, close to the crotch of the branch. They feed off of the foliage from trees.

We know all about controlling the Eastern Tent Caterpillar to keep your foliage looking beautiful all year long!


Tips for controlling them

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We only use environmentally friendly pesticides, rather than harsh chemicals!

  • We use environmentally friendly pesticides.

  • It’s necessary to treat them as early in the spring.

  • They need to be removed completely before summer to prevent them from laying eggs.