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Title Fall Webworm Manifestation on Hickory (Hyphantria cunea)
Date July 1973
Description Image of fall webworm, also known as hyphantria cunea, infestation on a hickory tree near milepost 17.6, section 1D of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Photograph shows the large webbed nest on tree branches, drooping to the the ground. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters. Photographed by Walter Brown in July of 1973.
Location Location Name: Milepost 17
Parkway Milepost: 17.0
Latitude: 37.892484
Longitude: -79.021414
Creator Individual Brown
Tags Insects
Nelson County (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway