The Terrible Gypsy Moth
Where are gypsy moths a problem?
Gypsy Moths are a problem in Camden, Clay, Crawford, Franklin, Greene, Jackson, and Ste. Genevieve counties.
Why are Gypsy Moths a problem?
Gypsy Moths are a problem because they are killing our trees.
How can Gypsy Moths be identified?
Male gypsy moths have regular scalloped lines parallel to the wing edges and are smaller than females. Female gypsy moths are cream colored with a larger body, with the same scalloped lines. Two species are confused with male gypsy moths: tussock moths and underwing moths.
How can gypsy moths spread be prevented?
Watch for and report any occurrences of this extremely destructive pest in our state.