Who sailed around the world in Gipsy Moth?

What is gypsy moth solo?

The Gipsy Moth IV records

First true solo circumnavigation of the world via the Capes of Good Hope, Leeuwin and Horn. Longest passage made by a small vessel without calling in to port – on the homeward leg from Sydney to Plymouth 15,250 miles.

What happened to the gypsy moth?

The gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar, has recently been under significant pressure from the spread of a fungus called Entomophaga maimaiga. … There the fungus multiplies and ultimately kills the caterpillar.

How big are gypsy moths?

Adult females have a wingspan of about 2 inches, but can only fly short distances. The female’s body is stout and densely covered with a patch of golden-colored hairs located on her head. Female gypsy moths are also larger than males at 2 ½ inches long when mature.

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