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Identification And Biology Of The Gypsy Moth In Indiana

Life Cycle

The gypsy moth has four life stages: egg, caterpillar, pupa and adult. The gypsy moth's body form and behavior vary greatly between life stages. It takes one year for the gypsy moth to complete its life cycle.

life cycle and biology diagram
Adapted from Entomology Fact Sheet,
NHE-153 by Raymond A. Cloyd and
Philip L. Nixon, Department of Natural
Resources and Environmental
Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana,
Illinois, in cooperation with the Illinois
Natural History Survey.
life cycle Eggs Caterpillar Adults Pupae
Click on each life stage to learn more details.
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