Change in Lymantria dispar Nomenclature

Gypsy Moth (Lymantria dispar)

In July 2021, the Entomological Society of America announced that they have removed the common name of “Gypsy Moth” due to its derogatory nature. The ESA has initiated the Better Common Names Project to seek community input for new common names. Do you have an idea for a new name? Submit your suggestions at:


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