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Title: The Green-Striped Mapleworm

Author: Wilson, Louis F.;

Date: 1963

Source: Forest Pest Leaflet 77. [St. Paul, MN:] U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Lake States Forest Experiment Station

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: The green-striped mapleworm. (Anisota rubicunda (Fab.)), a native of North America, is distributed widely throughout the eastern half of the United States and the southern parts of adjacent Canadian Provinces. Its southern range extends from the Carolina coast to the gulf coast in Alabama and Mississippi. It 'has been recorded as far west as Nebraska and Kansas. The insect causes heavy defoliation throughout its range but is most destructive near its southwestern limits.

Keywords: Insects, mortality.

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Wilson, Louis F. 1963. The Green-Striped Mapleworm. Forest Pest Leaflet 77. [St. Paul, MN:] U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Lake States Forest Experiment Station


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