Gypsy Moth

Gypsy Moth (Photo by Louis Michel Nageleisen - bugwood.org)

The gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar) is a weak flyer but a subspecies, Asian gypsy moth, is an excellent flyer and the two can interbreed and produce offspring with varying degrees of flight.

Related Links

  • Gypsy Moths (Photo by USDA)
    Gypsy Moth Pest Profile

    Source: California Department of Food and Agriculture

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  • Gypsy Moth (Photo by Hungry Pests - USDA)
    The European gypsy moth is a threat to our trees and shrubs. Learn to spot it and report it.

    Source: Hungry Pests - USDA

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