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The apple-tree tent-caterpillar

by Wilton Everett Britton

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Published by Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station in [New Haven] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesApple tree tent caterpillar.
Statement[by W.E. Britton]
SeriesBulletin / Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station -- no. 139, Bulletin (Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station) -- 139.
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p., [3] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24638719M
OCLC/WorldCa18455576

The forest tent caterpillar pupates in a yellow cocoon that is spun in folded leaves that are attached to the tree. The adult is a tan moth, about /2 inches long with two dark brown stripes on each of the front wings. There is one generation per year. Trees attacked by this insect include sweetgum, oak, birch, ash, maple, elm and basswood. quadrupeds, welcomed the apple-tree to these shores. The tent-caterpillar saddled her eggs on the very first twig that was formed, and it has since shared her affections with the wild cherry; and the canker-worm also in a measure abandoned the elm to feed on it. As it grew apace, the bluebird, robin, cherry-bird, king-bird, and many.

Eastern tent caterpillars, Malacosoma americanum, build unsightly silk tents in cherry, apple, and other landscape trees during early caterpillars feed on leaves of these host trees and may cause significant defoliation if present in large numbers. Tent Caterpillars. All three types of tent caterpillars—Eastern (Malacosoma americanum), Western (Malacosoma californicum) and forest (Malacosoma disstria)—can defoliate apple trees.

TENT CATERPILLAR BIOLOGY ^ TENT CATERPILLAR FORAGING. Tent caterpillars are 2 to inches long. They are generally dark – mostly black – with a few long, bright colored stripes which run down their back. Blue dots are commonly prevalent, along with other colors on their body. These lines may be brown or yellow.   How to easily kill and get rid of tent caterpillars in your trees naturally with 1 easy ingredient. This method saves so much time and troubble. The Western Tent Caterpillar is yellowish-brown with a row of blue and orange spots along their back. They feed on cherry, apple, plum, willow, birch, poplar and oak trees.


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The apple-tree tent caterpillar. (Malacasoma americana Fab.) Item Preview The apple-tree tent caterpillar. (Malacasoma americana Fab.) by Quaintance, A. This book is available with additional data at Biodiversity Heritage Library.

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by Britton, Wilton Everett, Publication date Topics Eastern tent caterpillar, Eastern tent Pages: Forest caterpillar (Malacosoma disstria) Western tent caterpillar (Malacosoma fragilis).

Pest description and crop damage The western tent caterpillar and the forest caterpillar are the main tent caterpillar pests in the PNW. These insects attack a wide variety of plants-including alder, ash, birch, cottonwood, and willow-as well as fruit trees and roses. THE APPLE-TREE TENT CATERPILLAR.

able territory. Scattered nests are to be. foun~ usually during any spring, although in some seasons these are little in evidence. The favorite food of the tent caterpillar is the wild cherry, and this is probably its native food plant. Next to the wild cherry the apple is apparently preferred.

In spring, dense tent-like webs appear in branch crotches of apple, cherry or other host trees. Inside the webs, dark-colored caterpillars group together in tight masses and venture out to feed on leaves in warm weather. Webs that are seen in hardwood trees in late summer and fall are made by a different pest, called fall webworms.

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Book. The apple tree produces green eating apples (don't know what variety). There are three other apple trees of a different variety and a pear tree which haven't been infested. Each nest seems to contain between caterpillars. The apple-tree tent caterpillar.

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Vibrant counting book doubles as a field guide. Read Common Sense Media's Ten Little Caterpillars review, age rating, and parents guide.

The 10th caterpillar makes his way into a fruit-laden apple tree, waits through the winter in his chrysalis, and emerges among the spring flowers as a tiger swallowtail.5/5. Tree Pictures BLog. World of Many Types of Trees. Menu and widgets. The Apple Tree Tent Caterpillar.

Clisiocampa Americana (Harr.) Large, white, silken web-like tents, Fig. 15, are noticed by the roadsides, in the early summer, on wild cherry trees, and also on fruit trees in orchards, containing numerous caterpillars of a blackish color, with fine gray hairs scattered over the body.

The most common caterpillars that affect the leaves of your fruit trees are forest tent caterpillars, eastern tent caterpillars, webworm or gypsy moths. The tent and webworm caterpillars form tent-like homes which the larvae (caterpillars) crawl into in the evening and lay their eggs.

Gypsy moths lay eggs in white. Wild Apples is one book that I have not had a chance to read until this point in life. It is quite different and gives the reader an insight into the history and variations of the apple.

This book reflects more of Thoreau's insights into one of nature's products. Like the apple, this book is an acquired taste/5.Eastern tent caterpillars live in, well, the east, and they’re the larvae of something imaginatively named – get ready for it – the eastern tent caterpillar moth.

They prefer fruit trees such as cherry, apple, and crabapple, although they’ll show up in other trees as well.