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Revised - 05/19/03

Controlling the Eastern Tent Caterpillar

Northeastern Region
Agricultural Research Service
Home and Garden Bulletin 178, USDA, 1978.
6 pages
Issued October 1970
Slightly revised April 1973 (Fil. 1)

Reviewed by
Webb,Ralph E., ARS Entomologist
Florist and Nursery Crops Laboratory
8 pages
Slightly revised May 1983 (Fil. 2)

Supersedes Leaflet 161, The Eastern Tent Caterpillar

Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current

The publication provides information about the life cycle
and identification of the eastern tent caterpillar.
Pesticide recommendations are not current. Black and white
photographs help identify the insect and the damage it

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