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PESTS AND DISEASES OF FORESTRY IN NEW ZEALAND

Hyphantria cunea, Fall webworm

21 March 2006
The Mt Wellington fall webworm moth population has been declared eradicated, Biosecurity Minister Jim Anderton announced today.

  • Fall Webworm in New Zealand
    From Forest Health News 127, March 2003. Caterpillars provisionally identified as belonging to the fall webworm ( Hyphantria cunea) were found at an Aranui Street property, Mount Wellington, Auckland, as a result…
     
  • Fall webworm response update
    From From Biosecurity 60, June 2005. Following the detection of a nest of fall webworm (FWW) larvae in Mount Wellington, Auckland, in March 2003, a surveillance trapping programme was established.…
     
  • Fall Webworm (Hyphantria cunea)
    From Biosecurity 43, May 2003. An isolated find of a communal ‘web’ containing about 15 fall webworm caterpillars was made in the Auckland suburb of Mt Wellington after a public…
     

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