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Unearthed two large larvae about 50mm white with large brown head and several sets of legs at head end. Are these something I should treasureimage

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  • PalustrisPalustris Posts: 3,989

    No, cutworms . They will eat the roots of whatever plant they are under.

  • Ladybird4Ladybird4 Third rock from the sunPosts: 35,486

    Hi kathie. They are chafer grubs and will destroy the roots of grass and other plants in the garden. Pest I'm afraid.

    Cacoethes: An irresistible urge to do something inadvisable
  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,850

    let the birds get at them, image

  • image Did not think something that appealing could be nice yes nutcutlet the birds have them, there is no accounting to taste ! Thanks to all for valuable info Kathie

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