The silver-spotted tiger moth, Halisidota argentata, belongs to a family of stout bodied moths which can be pests of conifers, causing loss of harvestable trees for Christmas tree growers. Lifecycle, habitat, appearance, and control methods are briefly addressed.
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Spring 1985 Vol. 9, Issue 1 Pages 11-12
Joe Capizzi, Extension Entomologist Oregon State University Corvallis, OR 97331