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  • Northern pitch twig moth 1
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Northern pitch twig moth
Retinia albicapitana

  • Round, blister-like nodule less than 1 inch in diameter on twigs or small branch crotches
  • Flagging, even dead or deformed branches, twig breakage can occur
  • Most common on jack and Scots pine
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