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Thaumetopoea pityocampa (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775)

Имаго  Thaumetopoea pityocampa


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Notodontidae subfamily Thaumetopoeinae genus Thaumetopoea → species Thaumetopoea pityocampa

Species name(s)

Thaumetopoea pityocampa (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775) = nigra Bang-Haas, 1910 = obscura Vorbrodt & Müller-Rutz, 1914 = convergens Dannehl, 1925 = bicolor Reisser, 1928 = pujoli Agenjo, 1941 = cancioi Agenjo, 1941 = clara Agenjo, 1941 = vareai Agenjo, 1941 = galaica Palanca Soler & Castan Lanaspa & Calle Pascual, 1982.


Zoogeographical regions


Primary colors

Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Имаго  Thaumetopoea pityocampa

Detailed information with references


  • Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Greece, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Crete, Portugal, Sicily, the USSR - the European part of Turkey - European part of, Switzerland. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Andorra, the Balearic Islands, Bulgaria, Germany, Greece (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica, Crete, Moldova, Portugal (mainland), Romania, Sicily, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, France (mainland), Croatia, Switzerland. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Pinus. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Larva

  • У гусениц — ядовитые волоски. Так же, как и гусеницы других походных шелкопрядов, личинки выстраиваются в процессии для походов от гнезда до места кормежки и обратно. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Thaumetopoea pityocampa


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Vlad Proklov.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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