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Cerura vinula
(puss moth)

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Cerura vinula (puss moth)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Cerura vinula
  • Preferred Common Name
  • puss moth
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Cerura vinula (Linnaeus)

Preferred Common Name

  • puss moth

Other Scientific Names

  • Dicranura vinula (Linnaeus)
  • Harpygia vinula (Linnaeus)
  • Harpyia vinula

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Gabelschwanz, Grosser
  • Italy: Bruco dalla frusta
  • Netherlands: Groote hermelijn-vlinder; Hermelijn-vlinder, groote

EPPO code

  • CERUVI (Cerura vinula)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Lepidoptera
  •                         Family: Notodontidae
  •                             Genus: Cerura
  •                                 Species: Cerura vinula

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes

Asia

ChinaUnconfirmed record

Europe

GermanyUnconfirmed record
UKUnconfirmed record

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Compsilura concinnata Parasite Larvae
Phryxe vulgaris Parasite Larvae

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