Pest Photo

William M. Ciesla, Forest Health Management International,

Masson pine moth

Dendrolimus punctatus

Masson pine moth (Dendrolimus punctatus) is an insect pest of pine trees. It is a native of Southeast Asia.

Infestation by this pest can cause sever defoliation, which can cause tree mortality within a few years.

For more information about this plant pest, see the CAPS data sheet and the CABI data sheet.
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