Taxon profile


Ground Lackey
Malacosoma castrensis (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Lasiocampidae - Eggars »  genus Malacosoma »  subgenus Clisiocampa

Scientific synonyms

Clisiocampa castrense (Linnaeus, 1758)
Malacosoma castrense (Linnaeus, 1758)




Taxon in country check-lists*

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Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Malacosoma castrense shardaghi Daniel, 1951
subspecies Malacosoma castrensis castrensis (Linnaeus, 1758)
subspecies Malacosoma castrensis kirghisicum (Staudinger, 1879)
subspecies Malacosoma castrensis krymea Sheljuzhko, 1943
subspecies Malacosoma castrensis thomalae Gaede, 1932

Links and literature

CZ EN Laštůvka Z., Liška J.: Checklist of Lepidoptera of the Czech Republic [] [as Malacosoma castrense (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 28 February 2009
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [443565]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Malacosoma castrensis (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
CZ EN Farkač J., Král D. & Škorpík M. (eds.) (2005): List of threatened species in the Czech Republic. Invertebrates, Agentura ochrany přírody a krajiny ČR, Praha, 760 pp. [as Malacosoma castrense (Linné, 1758)]

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