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Purple-crested Slug Moth (Adoneta spinuloides)

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Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Limacodidae
Genus: Adoneta
Species: spinuloides

Profile:

No positives
No neutrals
1 negative

Regional...

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Glouster, Ohio

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Member Notes:

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Negative Georgia51 On Jul 27, 2010, Georgia51 from Houston, TX wrote:

This little devil and his mates invaded my 15+ year old boxwoods and completely devastated them. I tried Dipel Dust on them and it didn't phase them so I had to pull out the big, toxic guns and blast them with Isotex. I HATE to use these types of things but I had to stop the destruction!

Timer: 7.14 jiffies (0.071412801742554).


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