A database to support plant pest diagnostic activities

Malacosoma americanum(MALAAM)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
EPPO GD contains information about geographical distribution, host plants, and more...
Important note: GD is not a primary source for taxonomy (classification and nomenclature) and should not be considered as such. The EPPO Secretariat follows different sources (literature, databases) to provide some elements of taxonomy to its users. However, it does not attempt to provide all levels of the taxonomic tree or exhaustive lists of accepted taxa.
Basic information
  • EPPO code: MALAAM
  • Preferred name: Malacosoma americanum
  • Authority: Fabricius

Common names
Name Language
amerikanischer Ringelspinner German
apple tent caterpillar English
eastern tent caterpillar English
orchard tent caterpillar English
livrée d'Amérique French
коконопряд американский Russian
Kingdom Animalia ( 1ANIMK )
Phylum Arthropoda ( 1ARTHP )
Subphylum Hexapoda ( 1HEXAQ )
Class Insecta ( 1INSEC )
Order Lepidoptera ( 1LEPIO )
Family Lasiocampidae ( 1LASIF )
Genus Malacosoma ( 1MALAG )
Species Malacosoma americanum ( MALAAM )