Lymantria monacha?

Jaakko B Kullberg jkullber at
Mon Aug 24 06:51:14 EDT 1998

Liz Day <lday at> wrote:

: > I just returned from the Russian Far East territory where I had nice
: > time about 1 month. I viseted mainly in the areas near Vladivostok and
: > it was amazing to see incredible numbers of Lymantriids.  

: Is L. dispar (gypsy moth) as big a pest there as here?  Or is it
: well-behaved?   

yes, it eats all the leaves, but it's normal and trees make new leaves
without severe problems. They have used to. 


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