Arthropoda: Insecta: Lepidoptera: Arctiidae: Hyphantria cunea [return to Home Page]

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Scientific name: Arthropoda: Insecta: Lepidoptera: Arctiidae: Hyphantria cunea
Common Name: Fall Webworm

Country: USA
State/District: NJ
County: Burlington
Date: 24 June 2001

Photographer: J. E. Barrows

Identifier: E. M. Barrows
Collector: not applicable
Location: Lebanon State Forest
Keywords: A apple ash Boxelder Fall Webworm High-bush Blueberry hickory Lebanon State Forest maple oak Pine Barrens walnut White Mulberry
Additional Information:

Figure 1.  A larval nest of Fall Webworm (a moth species) in High-bush Blueberry.  

      The Fall Webworm is native throughout eastern U.S. and adjacent Canada.   It is often abundant.   Its larvae feed on over 100 tree and shrub species including apples, ashes, hickories, maples (including Boxelder), oaks, walnuts, and White Mulberry.

Please see the page on Common Snapping Turtle and Lebanon State Forest for further information on the Forest.

Please use the search phrase "Lebanon State Forest" to find all pages with information on this Park on this Website.


Fernald, M. L.   1950.   Gray's Manual of Botany.   Eighth Edition.   American Book Company, New York, NY.   1632 pp.

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