Taxon profile


Pine Processionary
Thaumetopoea pityocampa (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Notodontidae - prominent moths »  genus Thaumetopoea

Scientific synonyms

Traumatocampa pityocampa (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)


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Intertaxon relationships

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

food: Pinus nigra J.F. Arnold - European Black Pine, Cryptomeria japonica (Thunb. ex L. f.) D. Don - Sugi

parasitoid: Ichneumon coniger Tischbein, 1876

Links and literature

EN Pest Information Wiki [Thaumetopoea_pityocampa]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Thaumetopoea pityocampa (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [446513]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Thaumetopoea pityocampa (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012

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