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Chafer grubs hatch in the soil. They are the larvae of chafer beetles. Depending on the species of chafer they either feed on rotting plants or the roots of grass and plants. There are several species that feed on the roots of grasses and can cause problems in lawns. Because they hatch in the soil, severe damage can occur when birds and animals rip up the grass looking for grubs to feed on.
Leatherjackets are the larvae of the European Crane Fly or Daddy Long Legs as they are commonly known. The larvae cause damage to lawns by feeding on the roots of grass plants. … Damage to lawns occurs from autumn to spring but is most severe in the spring when the leatherjackets are fully grown.
Plant-parasitic nematodes are also known as eelworms. They are a diverse animal phylum inhabiting a broad range of environments.