A common gardener’s tip suggests that imported cabbageworm (Pieris rapae) adults can be deterred with an artificial mimic, such as those shown above, alongside a female P. rapae. But does it really work? (Photo credit: Ryan Gott, Ph.D.) Leave a Reply Cancel reply Search Search for... Search Get New Posts in your Inbox! Enter your email address to subscribe to Entomology Today. You'll receive notifications of new posts by email. Email Address Get Certified!