forest tent caterpillar

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Synonyms for forest tent caterpillar

larvae of a gregarious North American moth that spins a web resembling a carpet rather than a tent

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You see, friendly flies are natural predators of the native forest tent caterpillar, and the two species' populations are tied together in a classic predator-prey cycle.
Climate and outbreaks of the forest tent caterpillar. Ecography 18:353-362.
We noticed a few forest tent caterpillars this summer with no lasting harm to the bush.
Within the ground beetle family, a few eat seeds, a few concentrate near water, and some readily climb trees and consume arboreal insects, including aphids and forest tent caterpillars. One species is commonly found in beaver lodges!
Trail-based communication an foraging behavior of young colonies of forest tent caterpillars (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae).
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