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forest tent caterpillars on foliage

forest tent caterpillars on foliage

The forest tent caterpillar (Malacosoma disstria) gets its common name from the silk mats in which it rests amid feeding on foliage of trees such as water oak, sweetgum, sugar maple, and aspen. A new guide in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management offers recommendations for managing the nuisance pest.

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