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ENH1332: Key Plant, Key Pests: Oak (Quercus spp.)

Figure 3. An orangestriped oakworm (Anisota senatoria) caterpillar on oak. This species can be a nuisance pest in residential neighborhoods, defoliating laurel and water oaks and depositing frass in and around swimming pools.

Credit: Paul M. Choate, UF/IFAS