Processionary caterpillars

A stock of the presence of stinging caterpillars in Normandy featured the presence in the local domain of caterpillars of three types of butterfly (pine processionary or Thaumetopoea pityocampa, oak processionary or Thaumetopoea processionea, cul-brun bombyx or Euproctis chrysorrhoea).

The hairs of these caterpillars have stinging properties and can be the reason for skin, eye, respiratory or unfavorably susceptible harm in uncovered people. These wellbeing impacts don’t really include direct contact with the bugs: the hairs can stay present and be stinging in any event, when the caterpillars are not, at this point noticeable & Chenilles processionnaires yvelines.

The main preventive estimates comprise of restricting presentation to caterpillar hairs:

Abstain from remaining under or close to colonized trees; don’t contact the caterpillars, homes or casings,

Try not to allow youngsters to play almost an influenced tree. Give them long-sleeved apparel, jeans, headgear and potentially glasses,

Try not to dry clothing under trees that actually contain homes,

Try not to utilize clothing (towel, garments) that has been put on the floor; guarantee that clothing is put away from defilement,

Water the influenced zones cautiously to eliminate stinging hairs in the dirt and subsequently diminish the danger of allergen contact with youngsters,

Try not to rub your eyes whenever uncovered.

Whenever uncovered or associated with presentation to caterpillar hairs, scrub down and change garments .

In case of skin or eye disturbance, respiratory issues, and specifically for individuals with hypersensitivities and/or asthma, counsel a specialist or drug specialist rapidly and in a crisis call 15 .

Your pets are likewise defenseless to stinging hairs from caterpillars and can be seriously influenced. Get them far from zones colonized by these caterpillars.

In all cases, report the presence of homes to your municipal center.