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Effectiveness of artificial bark flaps in mediating migration of late-instar gypsy moth larvae

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McManus, Michael L.; Smith, Harvey R.

Year Published

1984

Publication

Research Note NE-316. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.

Abstract

Field studies demonstrated that migrating larval instars of the gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar (L.), preferred resting locations placed on tree boles at 4.6 m over those placed at 1.5 and 3 m. More larvae were found beneath bark flaps than beneath flaps of hard black plastic.

Citation

McManus, Michael L.; Smith, Harvey R. 1984. Effectiveness of artificial bark flaps in mediating migration of late-instar gypsy moth larvae. Research Note NE-316. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p. https://doi.org/10.2737/NE-RN-316.

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