Exotic Pest Reporting
John Ghent, Bugwood.org
Pine processionary moth
Pine processionary moth (Thaumetopoea pityocampa) is an insect pest of pine trees.
This pest is active during cooler times of the year. Due to its aggregation behavior it is capable of defoliating large tracts of pines during population surges.
03/04/2020 - Toxic processionary caterpillars in France already
11/27/2018 - Preventing Exotic Lepidoptera from Entering the U.S.