gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar  (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) - 1275079

gypsy moth
Lymantria dispar (Linnaeus)

Descriptor: Historic
Description: A 106 foot Army blimp used in dusting with arsenate of lead a gypsy moth infestation at Deering, N.H. Some of the cement used in supporting the control cabin mounted under the blimp loosened during discharge of the first load of insecticide. It could not be repaired and was deflated and returned to Dayton, Ohio. 1923
Image location: United States

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Name: USDA Forest Service
Organization: USDA Forest Service
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Monday, January 01, 1990
Image Information last updated on Tuesday, May 25, 2004