Gypsy Moths Beware

Study shows the enemy pathogens of destructive gypsy moths follow the insects’ migration closely, helping keep populations in check.

Gypsy moth catepillars killed by the funal pathogen Entomophaga maimaiga hang on the trunk of an oak tree.
courtesy Gary Bernon/USDA
Gypsy moth caterpillars killed by the fungal pathogen Entomophaga maimaiga hang on the trunk of an oak tree.