Exotic Pest Reporting
Gyorgy Csoka, Hungary Forest Research Institute, Bugwood.org
Satin moth (Leucoma salicis) is an insect pest. It is a native of Europe and Asia and was first detected in New England in 1920.
The satin moth is a frequent defoliator of shade and park. Young larvae skeletonize large leaves during the latter part of summer and heavy defoliation over several years results in topkill and tree mortality.
Summaries of State Plant Protection Laws and Regulations
11/27/2018 - Preventing Exotic Lepidoptera from Entering the U.S.
08/07/2017 - NDF Issues Forest Pest Alert