Painted apple moth
|Painted apple moth|
The painted apple moth (Orgyia anartoides) is a tussock moth native to Australia. It is notable as a pest in pine forests, and is classified as a pest in New Zealand.
In New Zealand, controversy over an aerial spraying programme arose when an outbreak of the moth was identified in Auckland.
- Biosecurity New Zealand, Painted Apple Moth Retrieved November 2007
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