gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar ) on European birch (Betula pendula ) - 1260007

gypsy moth
Lymantria dispar (Linnaeus)

Host: European birch (Betula pendula Roth)
Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: Female over egg mass. Empty pupae of nun moth and two empty pupae of gypsy moth, below, right of female. Surface of nun moth pupae is shiny with white-yellow long bristles. This was a pine stand with some birch during a nun moth outbreak Sachsen, Germany
Image type: Field
Subject Gender: Female
Image location: Germany

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Specimen in collection: No
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Photographer Information

Name: Hannes Lemme
Organization: Bavarian State Research Center for Agriculture
Country: Germany

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Image Number: 1260007

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Image uploaded on Monday, June 07, 2004
Image Information last updated on Thursday, May 12, 2011