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White-winged spongy moth

Lymantria postalba

White-winged spongy moth (Lymantria postalba) is an insect pest of various hardwood trees, shrubs, and plants. It is a native of Asia.

Reoccuring defoliation by gypsy moths may weaken trees and lead to infection by various pathogens creating tree mortality.

For more information about this plant pest, see the CAPS data sheet.
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