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Mapping forest risk associated with the gypsy mothAuthor(s): Andrew M. Liebhold; Randall S. Morin; Andrew Lister; Kurt W. Gottschalk; Eugene Luzader; Daniel Twardus
Source: In: Fosbroke, Sandra L. C.; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. 2002 January 15-18; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-300. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station. p.57.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThe gypsy moth was originally introduced near Boston in 1868 or 1869; it has been slowly expanding its range mostly to the south and west. Its slow spread through the Northeast can be attributed to the limited dispersal capabilities of this insect (females do not fly).
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CitationLiebhold, Andrew M.; Morin, Randall S.; Lister, Andrew; Gottschalk, Kurt W.; Luzader, Eugene; Twardus, Daniel. 2003. Mapping forest risk associated with the gypsy moth. In: Fosbroke, Sandra L. C.; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. 2002 January 15-18; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-300. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station. p.57.
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