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Gypsy Moth(European, Asian and Rosy)Asian Gypsy Moth (left) and European Gypsy Moth (right)

Rosy Gypsy Moth1

European Gypsy Moth

Buff-colored egg, velvety textureBlue and red dots on backTufts of hair on each segment1.5 2.5 inch body length22European Gypsy Moth

Light tan color with dark wavy bandsMALEFEMALE1.5 inch wingspan2.5 inch wingspanOff-white color with dark wavy bandsCannot fly slows spread of species33

Asian and Rosy Gypsy MothAsian Gypsy Moth

Overall differences:Male wingspan = 2 inchesFemale wingspan = 3.5 inchesMales are brown-greyFemales can fly

Rosy Gypsy Moth*

Overall differences:Male wingspan = 1.5 - 2 inchesFemale wingspan = 3 - 3.75 inchesMale forewings are brown and hind wings are yellowFemale forewings are white with dark markings and hind wings are pinkEgg masses are white, fluffy, and flat with irregular edges

Female* Sometimes referred to as the Pink Gypsy Moth4

Male4Asian and Rosy Gypsy MothAsian Gypsy Moth

Overall differences:Male wingspan = 2 inchesFemale wingspan = 3.5 inchesMales are brown-greyFemales can fly

Rosy Gypsy Moth*

Overall differences:Male wingspan = 1.5 - 2 inchesFemale wingspan = 3 - 3.75 inchesMale forewings are brown and hind wings are yellowFemale forewings are white with dark markings and hind wings are pinkEgg masses are white, fluffy, and flat with irregular edges

5* Sometimes referred to as the Pink Gypsy Moth

Female

Male5Asian and Rosy Gypsy MothAsian Gypsy Moth

Overall differences:Male wingspan = 2 inchesFemale wingspan = 3.5 inchesMales are brown-greyFemales can fly

Rosy Gypsy Moth*

Overall differences:Male wingspan = 1.5 - 2 inchesFemale wingspan = 3 - 3.75 inchesMale forewings are brown and hind wings are yellowFemale forewings are white with dark markings and hind wings are pinkEgg masses are white, fluffy, and flat with irregular edges

6* Sometimes referred to as the Pink Gypsy Moth

Female

Male6Asian and Rosy Gypsy MothAsian Gypsy Moth

Overall differences:Male wingspan = 2 inchesFemale wingspan = 3.5 inchesMales are brown-greyFemales can fly

Rosy Gypsy Moth*

Overall differences:Male wingspan = 1.5 - 2 inchesFemale wingspan = 3 - 3.75 inchesMale forewings are brown and hind wings are yellowFemale forewings are white with dark markings and hind wings are pinkEgg masses are white, fluffy, and flat with irregular edges

7* Sometimes referred to as the Pink Gypsy Moth

Female

Male7Asian and Rosy Gypsy MothAsian Gypsy Moth

Overall differences:Male wingspan = 2 inchesFemale wingspan = 3.5 inchesMales are brown-greyFemales can fly

Rosy Gypsy Moth*

Overall differences:Male wingspan = 1.5 - 2 inchesFemale wingspan = 3 - 3.75 inchesMale forewings are brown and hind wings are yellowFemale forewings are white with dark markings and hind wings are pinkEgg masses are white, fluffy, and flat with irregular edges

Male8* Sometimes referred to as the Pink Gypsy MothFemale8Asian and Rosy Gypsy MothAsian Gypsy Moth

Overall differences:Male wingspan = 2 inchesFemale wingspan = 3.5 inchesMales are brown-greyFemales can fly

Rosy Gypsy Moth*

Overall differences:Male wingspan = 1.5 - 2 inchesFemale wingspan = 3 - 3.75 inchesMale forewings are brown and hind wings are yellowFemale forewings are white with dark markings and hind wings are pinkEgg masses are white, fluffy, and flat with irregular edges

9* Sometimes referred to as the Pink Gypsy Moth

MaleFemale9Asian and Rosy Gypsy MothAsian Gypsy Moth

Overall differences:Male wingspan = 2 inchesFemale wingspan = 3.5 inchesMales are brown-greyFemales can fly

Rosy Gypsy Moth*

Overall differences:Male wingspan = 1.5 - 2 inchesFemale wingspan = 3 - 3.75 inchesMale forewings are brown and hind wings are yellowFemale forewings are white with dark markings and hind wings are pinkEgg masses are white, fluffy, and flat with irregular edges

10* Sometimes referred to as the Pink Gypsy Moth

MaleFemale10Asian and Rosy Gypsy MothAsian Gypsy Moth

Overall differences:Male wingspan = 2 inchesFemale wingspan = 3.5 inchesMales are brown-greyFemales can fly

Rosy Gypsy Moth*

Overall differences:Male wingspan = 1.5 - 2 inchesFemale wingspan = 3 - 3.75 inchesMale forewings are brown and hind wings are yellowFemale forewings are white with dark markings and hind wings are pinkEgg masses are white, fluffy, and flat with irregular edges

11* Sometimes referred to as the Pink Gypsy Moth

MaleFemale11Asian and Rosy Gypsy MothAsian Gypsy Moth

Overall differences:Male wingspan = 2 inchesFemale wingspan = 3.5 inchesMales are brown-greyFemales can fly

Rosy Gypsy Moth*

Overall differences:Male wingspan = 1.5 - 2 inchesFemale wingspan = 3 - 3.75 inchesMale forewings are brown and hind wings are yellowFemale forewings are white with dark markings and hind wings are pinkEgg masses are white, fluffy, and flat with irregular edges

12* Sometimes referred to as the Pink Gypsy Moth

MaleFemale12Gypsy Moth (all)Life Cycle

EggLarvaPupaAdult1313Gypsy MothCommon Host Trees

OakAppleAlderBasswoodBirch

PoplarSweetgumWillowHawthornWhite Alder14BirchAppleWillowSweetgumTargets over 500 tree species14Gypsy MothMap Range of Gypsy Moth

1515Adults, caterpillars, or egg masses on trees or objects left outsideLarge clusters of caterpillars feeding on treesHoles in leaves and/or defoliation of the tree

Photos courtesy ForestryImages.org

Gypsy MothWhat to look for1231616Adults, caterpillars, or egg masses on trees or objects left outsideLarge clusters of caterpillars feeding on treesHoles in leaves and/or defoliation of the tree

Photos courtesy ForestryImages.org

Gypsy MothWhat to look for1712317Adults, caterpillars, or egg masses on trees or objects left outsideLarge clusters of caterpillars feeding on treesHoles in leaves and/or defoliation of the tree

Photos courtesy ForestryImages.org

Gypsy MothWhat to look for1812318

YEAR-ROUND: Eggs on rocks, trees, doors; holes chewed on leaves; defoliationEARLY/MID-SUMMER:Caterpillars feed on leaves of deciduous treesMID-SUMMER:Female attaches egg masses to outdoor objectsSPRING:Up to 1,000 eggs can hatchGypsy MothWhat to look for (cont.)1919

Gypsy MothAdditional ResourcesUSDA Forest Servicehttp://www.fs.fed.us/ne/morgantown/4557/gmoth/

Hungry Pestshttp://www.hungrypests.com/the-threat/european-gypsy-moth.php

Dont Move Firewoodhttp://www.dontmovefirewood.org/gallery-of-pests/european-gypsy-moth.html

Outsmart Invasives Video Cliphttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E1WpDS9qoI0

EDDMaps: Reporting App for Smartphoneshttp://www.eddmaps.org/

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