Eastern Tent Caterpillar, Malacosoma americanum

White tent-like masses in the forks of tree limbs in early spring are the silken nests of the eastern tent caterpillar, a native insect that develops on fruit and hardwood trees. It is often confused with the fall webworm, which also creates silken nests. To learn more about this pest and how to deal with it, read this article…

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