gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar  (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) - 2652085

gypsy moth
Lymantria dispar (Linnaeus)

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: comparison of pinned specimen- adult Asian female (left) and adult female gypsy (right)-note large wings on Asian gyspy moth allow for flight-European female cannot fly. Asian gypsy moth bigger risk because of increased ability to spread after introduction.
Image location: United States

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Specimen in collection: No
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Name: USDA APHIS PPQ Archive
Organization: USDA APHIS PPQ
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Thursday, December 28, 1995
Image Information last updated on Wednesday, March 14, 2001