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The Russians are coming - aren't they? Siberian moth in European forestsAuthor(s): Yuri N. Baranchikov; Vladimir M. Pet'ko; Vladimir L. Ponomarev
Source: In: Gottschalk, Kurt W., ed. Proceedings, 17th U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on gypsy moth and other invasive species 2006; Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-10. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 18-20.
Publication Series: General Technical Report - Proceedings
Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionDendrolimus superans sibiricus Tschtv. (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae) is the most destructive defoliator of the coniferous taiga forest in Siberia and the Russian Far East. Outbreaks of this pest species are the primary biological factor influencing change in forest cover in the southern taiga subzone with enormous ecological and social consequences (Baranchikov et al. 2001). The species has a range that extends from the Pacific Ocean (Russian Far East, Japan and Northern Korea) across Siberia, Northern China and Mongolia to the Ural Mountains (Rozhkov 1963). At the beginning of the 20th century the species was documented to have spread 500 km to the west of the Urals to the Republic of Udmurtiya.
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CitationBaranchikov, Yuri N.; Pet''ko, Vladimir M.; Ponomarev, Vladimir L. 2007. The Russians are coming - aren''t they? Siberian moth in European forests. In: Gottschalk, Kurt W., ed. Proceedings, 17th U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on gypsy moth and other invasive species 2006; Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-10. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 18-20.
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