Explanation of Names
Neodiprion sertifer (Geoffroy 1785)
native to Europe, adventive in NA
Feeds on: mugho and table top pines. It also feeds on Scotch, red, Jack, and Japanese pines. It rarely feeds on white, Austrian, Ponderosa, shortleaf and pitch pines.
Usually only one generation per year.
earliest record in our area: NJ 1925