A database to support plant pest diagnostic activities

Malacosoma disstria(MALADI)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
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Basic information
  • EPPO code: MALADI
  • Preferred name: Malacosoma disstria
  • Authority: Hübner

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Malacosoma disstria erosa

Common names
Name Language
forest tent caterpillar English
livrée des forêts French
Kingdom Animalia ( 1ANIMK )
Phylum Arthropoda ( 1ARTHP )
Subphylum Hexapoda ( 1HEXAQ )
Class Insecta ( 1INSEC )
Order Lepidoptera ( 1LEPIO )
Family Lasiocampidae ( 1LASIF )
Genus Malacosoma ( 1MALAG )
Species Malacosoma disstria ( MALADI )