Taxon profile


Gypsy Moth
Lymantria dispar (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - Insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Lymantriidae - tussock moths »  genus Lymantria

Scientific synonyms

Phalaena dispar Linnaeus, 1758


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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Calosoma sycophanta (Linnaeus, 1758) - Forest Caterpillar Hunter

parasite: Pimpla rufipes (Miller, 1759) - Black Slip Wasp, Lymantrichneumon disparis (Poda, 1761), Ichneumon sarcitorius Linnaeus, 1758

Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 1

subspecies Lymantria dispar dispar (Linnaeus, 1758)

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