Masson pine caterpillar
Dendrolimus punctatus (Walker)

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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Lasiocampoidea
Family: Lasiocampidae
Subfamily: Pinarinae
Tribe: Pinarini
Genus: Dendrolimus
Subject: Dendrolimus punctatus (Walker)

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
Chinese pine caterpillar, Mason pine caterpillar


Common Name Reference: Encyclopedia of Life. Available from

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