Lawn pests’ category includes root-feeding grubs and surface dwelling grubs. Altogether, the division of lawn pests means varieties of worms, mites, crickets, beetles and some other small insects. All these mini creatures can ruin the growth of your garden plants and can get into your homes as well.
Not all of the lawn pests are dangerous and hazardous, but some of the varieties can create an enormous mess when they enter the premises of homes. From small crawling larvae and worms to flying bugs, all these species feed themselves on extracts, roots, leaves, and fruits of plants. So, your dream of setting a beautiful garden can turn into a messy land because of lawn pests.
Root feeding grubs commonly found in Australian lawns or gardens include white curl grub, scarab beetle larvae, lawn beetle larvae or cockchafer juvenile stage of a lawn beetle.
Surface-dwelling grubs which are typically found in Australian lawns or gardens includes caterpillars sod webworm, armyworm, cutworm, and moths.
Varieties of bugs which lives in Australia are African lawn beetle, sod webworm, armyworm, cutworm whereas few uncommon varieties are two spotted mites, couch grass mite, false wireworm, wireworm, and mole crickets