Non-native Moths Impacting Lake Tahoe Aspen Foliage — Natural History Wanderings

YubaNet posted a news article from the Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources that reported Aspen trees have been defoliated due to an influx of invasive white satin moths (Leucoma salicis). The white satin moth is a non-native defoliator of aspen, cottonwoods, willows and other deciduous species. Continued defoliation can threaten aspen stands, which […]

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