Wanted: GYPSY MOTH

Reward: Better forest and tree growth

Name and Alias.

The real name is Lymanthia Dispar Dispar, but It goes by Gypsy Moth

Birthplace: Europe

Method of Transportation: Released by accident in Boston by an entomologist, it spread from human activity.


Last Seen: Gypsy moths were seen in New England, but are spreading across the Eastern U.S., They were last seen in Wisconsin.

Crimes and Punishments

Crimes include completely defoliating trees, like Aspen and Oak trees. Many have died or had their growth affected.


Punishments include the release of Chemicals (Mimic, Dimilin, BTK,).

The release of predators including White Field Mice, and disruption to their mating patterns. (Pheromone Flakes)

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