Lacy L. Hyche, Auburn University, Bugwood.org
Fall webworm
Hyphantria cunea

Fall webworm (Hyphantria cunea) is an insect pest. It was first detected in Ohio in 1984.

Hyphantria cunea, is a moth in the family Arctiidae known principally for its larval stage, which creates the characteristic webbed nests on the tree limbs of a wide variety of hardwoods in the late summer and fall. It is mainly an aesthetic pest and is not believed to harm otherwise healthy trees.
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