Gypsy Moth, Lymantria dispar
Lymantria dispar, Gypsy moth is one of the most destructive pests of shade, fruit, and ornamental trees throughout the northern hemisphere.
It is also a major pest of hardwood forests. Synonyms of Gypsy moth is Porthetria dispar. The common names are: Asian gypsy moth (English), erdei gyapjaslepke (Hungarian), gubar (Romanian),, lagarta peluda (Spanish), limantria (Italian), lƒ¸Vstraesnonne (Danish), maimai-ga (Japanese), mniska vel’kohlava (Slovak), Schwammspinner (German), spongieuse (French).Gypsy moth is native to southern Europe, northern Africa, central and southern Asia, and Japan (Martin 2000). It also present in United States and Canada and is now present in most of northeastern N. America but its range is expanding to the south and west (Global Invasive Species Database)
Russell IPM manufactures and supplies pheromone lure, traps and complete monitoring systems for Lymantria dispar, Gypsy Moth. It is also know as onion moth. Pheromone trap data give early warning of the infestation and also exhibit the density of the insect population.