The Effect of Climate Change on Gypsy Moth

Adapted from: Régnière, J. 2009. Predicting insect continental distributions from species physiology. Unasylva. 60:37-42.

The gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar) (Fig. 1) was intentionally introduced from Europe to the northeastern United States in 1869. It has spread west and …

Invasives in Southern U.S. Forests

Written by Tom DeGomez, University of Arizona

As climate variability increases, each species within an ecological community will respond individually. With current information, it is impossible to know specifically how climatic changes will affect native plant populations or how invasive …