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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Pathogenicity of Beauveria bassiana to fall webworm (Hyphantria cunea) (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae) on different host plants.
Studies on bacterial flora in the population of fall webworm, Hyphantria cunea Drury.
Having stated the above, we can turn our attention to the ugly annual appearance of a native pest -- the fall webworm. Webworms are caterpillars that feed on a wide variety of woody plants while protected by webs.
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.
Scale insects in ornamental plantings were generally more common during 2005, as were the common web-making caterpillars (fall webworm, eastern tent caterpillar, and mimosa webworm).
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.
Isolation and characterization of immune-related genes from the fall webworm, Hyphantria cunea, using PCR-based differential display and subtractive cloning.
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.