Bamboo Moth

Bamboo moth caterpillars feed on various species of bamboo.

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The bamboo moth caterpillars are a stricking yellow-orange with black spots. The caterpillars have urticating hairs that can cause a skin rash accompanied by a burning sensation so handling the caterpillars should be avoided. The caterpillars can occur in high numbers, however, they can be quite rare between outbreaks.


On and in buildings

  • Control the caterpillars with NO Bugs Super applied to surfaces in and around the property where the caterpillars are found.

On bamboo or other plants

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  • Bamboo moth is Artona martini

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