Oak Moth Catepillars Devour Trees in Belmont

In this story from the SF Examiner, Davey provides tips on how to treat oak moth caterpillar infestations.

Published Sept. 12, 2013

SF Examiner

Along several blocks in Belmont, trees are without leaves and appear to be dead — the result of a severe infestation of the oak moth.

Caterpillars — oak moths in the larval stage — commonly feed on leaves of the Coast live oak. But in most years, birds keep the population under control.

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