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The larvae of these worms chew on the outer leaves of cabbage and other plants in the cabbage family including broccoli and Brussels sprouts. As the larvae grow older, these garden insects tend to cause more damage to the cabbage plant as they burrow to the head of the plant.
Photo Courtesy of: Clemson University http://entweb.clemson.edu/cuentres/cesheets/veg/ce108.htm   Crenshaw, Whitney 2004. Garden Insect of North America. Princeton University Press.