Taxon profile


Black Arches
Lymantria monacha (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Erebidae »  genus Lymantria

Scientific synonyms

Phalaena monacha Linnaeus, 1758 o

Other names

= Black-arched Tussock
= Nun Moth




Taxon in country check-lists*

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Similar species

Panthea coenobita (Esper, 1785)

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

varietas Lymantria monacha var. eremita (Hübner, 1808)

Lymantria monacha var. eremita

varietas Lymantria monacha var. atra Linstow, 1907

Lymantria monacha var. atra

Links and literature

CZ EN Laštůvka Z., Liška J.: Checklist of Lepidoptera of the Czech Republic [] [as Lymantria monacha (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 28 February 2009
EN Pest Information Wiki [Lymantria_monacha]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Lymantria monacha Linnaeus]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [447059]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Lymantria monacha (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012

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