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Orgyia pseudotsugata(ORGYPS)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
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Basic information
  • EPPO code: ORGYPS
  • Preferred name: Orgyia pseudotsugata
  • Authority: (McDunnough)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Hemerocampa pseudotsugata McDunnough

Common names
Name Language
douglas-fir tussock moth English
chenille à houppes du sapin Douglas French
Kingdom Animalia ( 1ANIMK )
Phylum Arthropoda ( 1ARTHP )
Subphylum Hexapoda ( 1HEXAQ )
Class Insecta ( 1INSEC )
Order Lepidoptera ( 1LEPIO )
Family Erebidae ( 1EREBF )
Genus Orgyia ( 1ORGYG )
Species Orgyia pseudotsugata ( ORGYPS )