Instead of applying pesticides indiscriminately to control Gypsy
moths, use the Great Lakes Gypsy Moth Monitoring Trap. It is simple,
easy to use and uses powerful pheromone lures to attract Gypsy Moths to
Gypsy Moths (Lymantria dispar dispar)
are one of the most destructive pests of hardwood trees in the eastern United States, the caterpillar stage stripping trees such as oak, crab apple, poplars, and 100's of other trees and shrubs. Gypsy Moths have a range which covers Europe, Africa, and North America. It is listed as one of the 100 most destructive invasive species worldwide.
The Great Lakes Gypsy Moth Trap is specially designed just for this species and must be used with pheromone lures, sold separately. Gypsy Moth Lures are necessary for trapping the gypsy moths.