Identification: Pests on my cherry tree

Discussion in 'Fruit and Nut Trees' started by ConnieThompson, Jul 18, 2014.

  1. ConnieThompson

    ConnieThompson Member

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    I am trying to figure out what these pests are on my cherry tree....any ideas? And lhow can I prevent them from coming back?
     

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    vitog Rising Contributor 10 Years

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    These are larvae of the sawfly, Caliroa cerasi, pear or cherry slugs, which I used to get on my Montmorency sour cherry. I haven't noticed them lately, and they never caused much damage. So you can probably ignore them unless they become too abundant.
     

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