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Lymantria dispar asiatica, adult female

Lymantria dispar asiatica, adult female

The moth Lymantria dispar asiatica (adult female shown here) has been unintentionally introduced to North America several times in the last few decades. Through a complex monitoring and management program, officials have been able to prevent this pest from establishing in North American forests. A new report in the open-access Journal of Integrated Pest Management gives an inside look at this success. (Photo by John Ghent, Bugwood.org)

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