Looking for Leps

Anne Kilmer viceroy at gate.net
Mon Sep 13 19:38:34 EDT 1999

Would you, as a particular favor to me, not bring gypsy moths into
Florida? If you want to study them, go where they are. 
And a happy hurricane to you. 
Anne Kilmer
south Florida

mtb wrote:
> I am working at the University of Florida, and am interested in using
> the gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar) and saltmarsh caterpillar
> (Estigmene acrea) for some pathogenesis experiments.
> Can anyone give me some leads on who may have these
> commercially available, or anyone who is currently maintaining (or
> has maintained) a colony?  I'd sure appreciate it, especially
> regarding E. acrea, which seems to be pretty hard to find.
> Feel free to contact me by email if you have any information
> at                       abawden at ufl.edu
> Thanks in advance!              --Alison

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