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Norway Maple...eaten?

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Any ideas as to what is/(has been) eating it's way through this maple?

Pictures from phone so not too good...close-up is lowest branch....but you look closely at the second pic you can see it's all over the canopy.

Is the tree doomed?

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Caterpillar damage.

 

Possibly one of the following Moths -

 

Erannis defoliaria - Motled Umber

Euproctis chrysorrhoea - Brown Tail

Hyphantria curea

Limantria dispar - Gypsy

Operophtera brumata - Winter Moth

 

Would not expect these to be fatal, but could lead to persistant weakening leaving the Tree open to Armilaria etc

 

Can you get a picture of the Caterpillar?

 

 

 

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