fall webworm

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Related to fall webworm: tent caterpillar, Fall Webworm Moth
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Noun1.fall webworm - a variety of webwormfall webworm - a variety of webworm      
webworm - several gregarious moth larvae that spin webs over foliage on which they feed
genus Hyphantria, Hyphantria - fall webworms
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Isolation and characterization of immune-related genes from the fall webworm, Hyphantria cunea, using PCR-based differential display and subtractive cloning.
It is the fall webworm that concerns us, as it feeds on apples, ash, birch, chokecherry, elm, hickory, linden, oaks, willow, and more than 100 fruit, shade and woodland trees.
Physiology of diapause and cold hardiness in the overwintering pupae of the fall webworm Hyphantria cunea (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae) in Japan.
2002), the fall webworm, Hyphantria cunea Drury; Lepdioptera: Arctiidae (Yamamoto et al.
In a second set of boxes, fall webworm caterpillars, dietary generalists, were provided with oak (A), maple (B), and tulip tree (C).
Crimson & Caterpillar: Fall webworm (Hyphantria cunea); Loyalsock State Forest; Sullivan County, Pa.
Reports of mimosa webworm (Homadaula anisocentra Meyrick) fall webworm, (Hyphantria cunea (Drury) and eastern tent caterpillar (Malacosoma americanum Fabricius) were more frequent during 2005.
Larval feeding preferences and inducibility in the fall webworm, Hyphantria cunea.
Some of the most elegant work on diapause was conducted by Morris and Fulton (1970) on the fall webworm, Hyphantria cunea.
As to the life cycle of the fall webworm, the pest usually overwinters in its pupa (cocoon) stage, serving as a rich food source for numerous predators, and emerges in the spring as a snowy white moth that breeds and glues clusters of several hundred eggs on the underside of the leaves of host trees.
Webworms such as eastern tent caterpillar (Malacosorna americanum Fabricius), fall webworm (Hyphantria cunea (Drury)), and mimosa webworm (Homadaula anisocentra Meyrick) were higher than normal.