Exotic Pest Reporting
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Casuarina tussock moth
Casuarina tussock moth (Lymantria xylina) is an insect pest of various hardwood trees, shrubs, and plants. It is a native of Asia.
Defoliation by gypsy moths can weaken trees, making them susceptible to infection by various pathogens.