rosy gypsy moth
Lymantria mathura Moore

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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Lymantriidae
Subfamily: Orgyiinae
Tribe: Lymantriini
Genus: Lymantria
Subject: Lymantria mathura Moore

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
pink gypsy moth, rosy gypsy moth, spongieuse rose (French), sal defoliator (India).


Common Name Reference: Encyclopedia of Life. Available from

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