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Eric Vinje

Hello –

Are you sure the white flies in your lawn are not the adult stage or moth of sod webworms? They are a small (1/2 inch long) white-brown moth with pale yellow or brown markings on their wings. They have a habit of folding their wings up closely to their bodies when at rest, and if disturbed, the moths fly in a zigzag pattern for short distances before settling again.

Please take a look at the link I’ve provided for pest pictures, descriptions and a complete list of earth-friendly remedies.

Hope it helps!