Forest Pests of North America
Native and Non-native insects, diseases, and weeds of urban, managed, and natural forests


forest tent caterpillar
Malacosoma disstria Hübner



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forest tent caterpillar
Malacosoma disstria
Larva(e)
Herbert A. 'Joe' Pase III
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forest tent caterpillar
Malacosoma disstria
Egg(s)
James Solomon
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forest tent caterpillar
Malacosoma disstria
Larva(e)
Gerald J. Lenhard
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forest tent caterpillar
Malacosoma disstria
Larva(e)
Gerald J. Lenhard
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forest tent caterpillar
Malacosoma disstria
Infestation
William M. Ciesla
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forest tent caterpillar
Malacosoma disstria
Adult(s)
Scott Tunnock
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forest tent caterpillar
Malacosoma disstria
Infestation
Herbert A. 'Joe' Pase III
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forest tent caterpillar
Malacosoma disstria
Egg(s)
Steven Katovich
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forest tent caterpillar
Malacosoma disstria
Larva(e)
Whitney Cranshaw
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forest tent caterpillar
Malacosoma disstria
Cocoon(s)
Whitney Cranshaw
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forest tent caterpillar
Malacosoma disstria
Pupa(e)
Jerald E. Dewey
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forest tent caterpillar
Malacosoma disstria
Cocoon(s)
Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources - Forestry


Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Lasiocampoidea
Family: Lasiocampidae
Subfamily: Malacosominae
Tribe: Malacosomini
Genus: Malacosoma

Other System Links

NPDN Pest: ITAUAGA



References

Common Name Reference: Bosik, J. J. Common Names of Insects and Related Organisms 1997. Lanham, MD: Entomological Society of America (ESA), 1997. 232 pp.
Scientific Name Reference: R.W. Poole and P. Gentili, Nomina Insecta Nearctica. 1996. Nomina insecta nearctica: a checklist of the insects of North America. Vol. 1-4. Rockville (MD): Entomological Information Services. Available at URL: http://www.nearctica.com/nomina/main.htm