Gypsy Moth

 

2015 Gypsy Moth Outbreak:

“The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) announced today that there has been widespread gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar, activity and some tree defoliation this summer across areas of Connecticut.” Click Here to learn more from the DEEP.

Figure 1. Gypsy moth caterpillars on an oak tree in Bethany (Photo by Dr. Gale Ridge, CAES).
Gypsy Moth 1

Figure 2. Close-up of gypsy moth caterpillars with many dying or dead from the fungus, Entomophaga maimaiga (Photo by Dr. Gale Ridge, CAES).

Gypsy Moth 2

 

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