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Malacosoma castrense(MALACS)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
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Basic information
  • EPPO code: MALACS
  • Preferred name: Malacosoma castrense
  • Authority: (Linnaeus)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Malacosoma castrensis (Linnaeus)
Phalaena castrensis Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
Heideeingelspinner German
Wolfsmilchspinner German
ground lackey moth English
livrée des prés French
heideringelrups Dutch
коконопряд молочайный Russian
ängsringspinnare Swedish
Kingdom Animalia ( 1ANIMK )
Phylum Arthropoda ( 1ARTHP )
Subphylum Hexapoda ( 1HEXAQ )
Class Insecta ( 1INSEC )
Order Lepidoptera ( 1LEPIO )
Family Lasiocampidae ( 1LASIF )
Genus Malacosoma ( 1MALAG )
Species Malacosoma castrense ( MALACS )