Biology of the Green-striped Mapleworm, Dryocampa rubicunda (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) in the Northeastern United States

@inproceedings{Allen1976BiologyOT,
  title={Biology of the Green-striped Mapleworm, Dryocampa rubicunda (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) in the Northeastern United States},
  author={Douglas C. Allen},
  year={1976}
}
The green-striped mapleworm, Dryocampa rubicunda (F.), is univoltine in the northeastern United States and eastern Canada. Pupae overwinter in the litter beneath maple crowns and adults emerge from mid-May through mid-July. Peak oviposition occurs in early July. Females produce 150–200 eggs each and deposit them on the underside of foliage in clusters of 9–11. Most larval feeding is completed by mid-August. Brief descriptions of all life stages are given with special emphasis on variation in… CONTINUE READING