The Fall Webworm (Hyphantria cunea)

The Fall webworm Hyphantria cunea is a patch-restricted forager in the early instars but later becomes a central place forager.  The social behavior of the caterpillar is currently under study.


Berger, E. W. 1906. Observations upon the migrating, feeding, and nesting habits of the fall webworm (Hyphantria cunea Dru.) Bull. 60 Bur. of Ent. U.S.D.A.:41-65.

Snodgrass, R. E. 1923.  The fall webworm.  Ann. Rep. Smithsonian Institure 1921: 396-414.

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