Find out more about the glassy cutworm at the Insect of the Week page.
cc-by Joseph Berger, bugwood.org
In addition, Cutworm Pests of Crops on the Canadian Prairies - Identification and Management Field Guide was just published (2017). This new handy field guide has chapters on general biology, history of outbreaks, scouting techniques, natural enemies and general control options. The guide includes descriptions of 24 cutworm species, their lifecycle, hosts, damage, monitoring and economic thresholds. To download a copy, go to the Cutworm Field Guide page.