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Name: Kristin B.
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Date: 1999-2001 


Question:
I have seen large clusters of eggs on the leaves of some of the trees in my yard. These eggs look as though they are "glued" to the leaf, and all around the surrrounding leaves have been eaten with many holes in them. They only seem to be on certain trees, although leaves on some of my flowering plants have also been targeted.

I looked at the site for gypsy moths, and these eggs don't match the description at all. Which insect are these eggs a product of, and are they similar in destroying the leaves? This is the first encounter I've ever had with whatever it is! Any help on what these insects are and how to control this problem would be greatly appreciated!!!


Replies:
The following might help, but looks like you would need to refer this to your local agricultural extension service for more specific info.

http://www2.champaign.isa-arbor.com/consumer/disease.html

http://www.orst.edu/dept/hort/dpd/normab.htm

http://maxpages.com/shepherds/Insect_Attack

http://sepaipm.cas.psu.edu/factsheets/monitoring.html

Anthony R. Brach, Ph.D.



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