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Walnut CaterpillarAuthor(s): M.E. Farris; J.E. Appleby; B.C. Weber
Source: Forest Insect & Disease Leaflet 41. [Broomall, PA:] U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Area State & Private Forestry
Publication Series: Forest Insect and Disease Leaflet (FIDL)
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DescriptionThe walnut caterpillar (Datana integerrima Grote and Robinson) is a relatively common insect in hardwood forests of eastern North America. It has been recorded from Ontario, through most of the Eastern States west to Minnesota, and south to northern Mexico. Periodically, it heavily defoliates host trees.
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CitationFarris, M.E.; Appleby, J.E.; Weber, B.C. 1982. Walnut Caterpillar. Forest Insect & Disease Leaflet 41. [Broomall, PA:] U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Area State & Private Forestry
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