TITLE

Gypsy Moth

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Gypsy Moth, a moth native to the Eastern Hemisphere. Its larvae can cause great damage by feeding on the leaves of trees, particularly those of the oak, poplar, willow, birch, and maple. The male has a light-brown body and dark-spotted, olive-brown wings about 1 1/2 inches (4 cm) across. The slightly larger female has a buff-colored body and grayish-white wings marked with black.
ACCESSION #
37309598

 

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