Pine (Pinus)-Pine butterfly

Neophasia menapia

Pest description and crop damage A dark green caterpillar with two white stripes down each side feeds on needles. They do little damage except during outbreak years.

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Management-chemical control


For more information

Johnson, W.T. and H.H. Lyon (1991), Insects That Feed on Trees and Shrubs, 2nd ed., Cornell University Press (p. 24).