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The apple-tree tent-caterpillar, Malacosoma (Clisiocampa) americana Fabr

by Wilton Everett Britton

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Published by Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station in [New Haven] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesApple -tree tent-caterpillar
Statement[by W.E. Britton]
SeriesBulletin / Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station -- no. 177, Bulletin (Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station) -- 177.
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p. :
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24638764M
OCLC/WorldCa18472259

  The Eastern tent caterpillar (I’ll use the acronym ETC occasionally) oviposit (lay their eggs) almost exclusively on trees in the plant family Rosaceae, with a preference for cherry (Prunus) and apple (Malus) adult moth lays her eggs in a single batch in summer, typically in late June or early July depending on the latitude and location. Compre online Malacosoma, de LLC, Books na Amazon. Frete GRÁTIS em milhares de produtos com o Amazon Prime. Encontre diversos livros escritos por LLC, Books com ótimos : Capa Comum.

Mature trees can handle tent caterpillar defoliation better than younger trees. A simple organic control method is to use a stick to remove the webbing and caterpillars when they congregate in the silken tents during cool weather. Dispose of this mass to prevent further feeding and caterpillar maturation. – – Malacosoma californica – Western Tent Caterpillar Moth – (Packard, ) Photographs are the copyrighted property of each photographer listed. Contact individual photographers for permission to use for any purpose.

Tent Caterpillar, common name for the destructive larva of certain North American moths. It infests fruit and forest trees and does extensive damage by feeding on the foliage. The most familiar species is the apple-tree tent caterpillar, found on apple, cherry, and other fruit trees in the United States and Canada east of the Rocky Mountains. Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth - Malacosoma americanum, Woodbridge, 1, × 2,; MB Eastern Tent Caterpiller Moth (Malacosoma americanum) - Flickr - Jay .


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The Apple-Tree Tent Caterpillar: Malacasoma Americana Fab. () [Altus Lacy Quaintance] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marksAuthor: Altus Lacy Quaintance. The apple-tree tent-caterpillar, Malacosoma (Clisiocampa) americana Fabr.

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/ Title Variants: Alternative: Apple -tree tent-caterpillar Related Titles. Series: Bulletin (Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station) ; By. Britton, Wilton Everett, Type. Book Material. Published material. Forest caterpillar (Malacosoma disstria) Western tent caterpillar (Malacosoma fragilis).

Pest description and crop damage The western tent caterpillar and the forest caterpillar are the main tent caterpillar pests in the PNW. These insects attack a wide variety of plants-including alder, ash, birch, cottonwood, and willow-as well as fruit trees and roses.

Tent caterpillars occur in the family Lasiocampidae and are related to silk moths in the families Bombycidae and Saturniidae.

Tent caterpillars are placed in the genus Malacosoma established by Hübner in The name Malacosoma derives from the Latin for malakos (soft) and soma (body). In the earlier literature, tent caterpillars were referred to the genus Clisiocampa which was erected by.

Eastern tent caterpillars feed on the foliage of cherry, apple, plum, peach, and hawthorn trees. In years when Malacosoma americanumis abundant, the large number of caterpillars may defoliate their host trees entirely and then wander to less preferable plants to feed.

The adult moths live just a few days and do not feed. Tent caterpillar Malacosoma pluvialis tent on rose. Lebanon, Oregon. Photo by: Robert L. Furniss Date: Credit: USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Region, State and Private Forestry, Forest Health Protection.

Moths of the eastern tent caterpillar, Malacosoma americanum, are brown to reddish-brown with two pale diagonal lines on the forewing. Eggs are laid in masses around twigs and covered with a foamy secretion that dries into a firm, brown covering.

The larvae hatch but do not emerge from the egg mass until the following spring. Genre/Form: book: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Quaintance, A. (Altus Lacy), Apple-tree tent caterpillar. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. Forest tent caterpillars (FTC) (Malacosoma disstria) and eastern tent caterpillars (ETC) (Malacosoma americanum) are native to New York State.

Population numbers vary over the years from very few and not noticeable, to many and very noticeable defoliation of trees. The ETC is not a major forest. The eastern tent caterpillar (Malacosoma americanum) is a species of moth in the family Lasiocampidae, the tent caterpillars or lappet is univoltine, producing one generation per is a tent caterpillar, a social species that forms communal nests in the branches of is sometimes confused with the gypsy moth and the fall webworm, and may be erroneously referred to as a.

The forest tent caterpillar, Malacosoma disstria Hübner, is the most widely distributed indigenous tent caterpillar in North America (Furniss and Carolin ). The forest tent caterpillar has been recognized as an important defoliator of a wide variety of deciduous hardwood trees throughout its range for many years (Batzer and Morris ).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Quaintance, A. (Altus Lacy), Apple-tree tent caterpillar. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture.

A garden pest identification guide for Tent caterpillar & how to prevent your plants from being damaged Several moth species within the Lasiocampidae family including Malacosoma americanum, the Eastern tent caterpillar of North America.

Tent caterpillars on an apple tree. Tent caterpillars on an apple tree. Tent caterpillars on an apple tree. Tent Caterpillars in an Apple Tree. Tent caterpillars are a distinctive tree pest, spinning large webs or silken mats that encompass multiple stems and branches of apple trees.

These foliage. tent caterpillar, Malacosoma americanum, and the forest tent caterpillar, Malacosoma disstria. The eastern tent caterpillar is by far the most common and abundant. Its favorite food is wild cherry, but it will also attack apple, crabapple, peach and plum.

Life History Eggs are laid in masses of several hundred called "saddles" because they. Our Malacosoma tent caterpillars are native forest pests, and despite their voracious appetites, our forest trees can usually recover from the damage they inflict.

Some years are definitely worse than others for tent caterpillar infestations. Every years, the tent caterpillar populations reach a peak that causes significant damage to trees.

Various tent caterpillar species exist, including forest tent caterpillars (Malacosoma disstria), western tent caterpillars (Malacosoma californicum) and eastern tent caterpillars (Malacosoma americanum), but all species require the same mechanical, biological and chemical control methods.

Malacosoma californicum, the western tent caterpillar, is a moth of the family is a tent Western Tent Caterpillar is found in southern Canada, the western United States, and parts of northern are currently six recognized subspecies of M. californicum. Western tent caterpillars are gregarious and will spend a large portion of their time with other.

The Eastern Tent Caterpillar (Malacosoma americanum) is a social species of caterpillar that forms communal nests in the branches of is sometimes confused with the gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar), or the fall webworm and may be erroneously referred to as a bagworm which is the common name applied to unrelated caterpillars in the family Psychidae.Eastern Tent Caterpillar, Malacosoma americanum (F.) Webbings or tents in the crotches of wild cherry and apple trees in May along roadsides, hedgerows, and edges of fields indicate the presence of the eastern tent caterpillar.

These tents are first noticed as the young caterpillars hatch and the buds begin to open in early May. Forest tent caterpillars (Malacosoma disstria) are ubiquitous defoliating insects in North America.

In Canada, trembling aspen is their favourite host tree, which can produce an inducible protein, trypsin inhibitor (TI), to inhibit trypsin, a major proteolytic enzyme in caterpillars' midguts.