Exotic Pest Reporting
Tim Tigner, Virginia Department of Forestry, Bugwood.org
European gypsy moth
Lymantria dispar dispar
European gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar dispar) is an insect pest of shrubbery and trees. It is a native of Europe and Asia and was first detected in Massachusettes in 1868-1869.
Caterpillars have voracious appetites for more than 300 species of trees and shrubs, posing a danger to North America's forests
Summaries of State Plant Protection Laws and Regulations
07/28/2017 - ‘We know they’re coming'
03/10/2017 - Fungal Diseases of the Gypsy Moth in North America
03/10/2017 - Lymantria dispar dispar Risk Maps