Wausau, WI

Destructive Spongy Moths Found in Nearly Half of U.S. States

In Conclusion

Destructive spongy moths have been found in almost half of the U.S. states and can cause significant damage to a wide range of tree species. Local business owners who rely on trees should be aware of the presence of these moths in their region and take steps to protect their trees from infestation. Monitoring, using pheromone traps, and employing biological controls are some of the strategies that can be implemented to manage the spread of spongy moths. By staying informed and proactive, business owners can mitigate the potential economic losses associated with these destructive insects.