Updated: May 12, 2021
By Michael Raupp , John A. Davidson , and F.E. Wood

The gypsy moth caterpillar is the most serious threat to forests comprised of oak in the United States. Gypsy moths reach greatest densities where oaks are the most abundant trees. If you have oak trees on your property, gypsy moths pose a threat to the beauty and value of your land.

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