Frank Peairs, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
Department of Entomology - University of Minnesota
Size: Up to 2 inches long
Where/When: Feeds on a wide range of vegetables such as asparagus, bean, cabbage and other crucifers, carrot, celery, corn, lettuce, pea, pepper, potato, and tomato. Active from May through August or September.
Significance: Plants, especially seedlings, are damaged and usually killed when they are cut at or slightly above or below the soil line. Most damage in gardens occurs during spring.