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Lymantria xylina

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Lymantria xylina

Summary

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  • 10 December 2020
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  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Lymantria xylina
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Lymantria xylina Swinhoe

Other Scientific Names

  • Lymantria nigricosta Matsumura

EPPO code

  • LYMAXY (Lymantria xylina)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Lepidoptera
  •                         Family: Erebidae
  •                             Subfamily: Lymantriinae
  •                                 Genus: Lymantria
  •                                     Species: Lymantria xylina

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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.

Last updated: 15 Dec 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Asia

ChinaPresent
-FujianPresent
JapanPresent
TaiwanPresent

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Beauveria bassiana Pathogen Taiwan Casuarina

References

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Chao JungTai, Schaefer, P. W., Fan YiBin, Lu ShengShan, 1996. Host plants and infection of casuarina moth Lymantria xylina (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) in Taiwan. Taiwan Journal of Forest Science, 11(1), 23-28.

Shen TseChi, Shae YiShan, Liu ChenShawn, Tan ChingWen, Hwang ShawYhi, 2003. Relationships between egg mass size and egg number per egg mass in the casuarina moth, Lymantria xylina (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae). Environmental Entomology, 32(4), 752-755. doi: 10.1603/0046-225X-32.4.752

Distribution References

CABI Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Chao JungTai, Schaefer P W, Fan YiBin, Lu ShengShan, 1996. Host plants and infection of casuarina moth Lymantria xylina (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) in Taiwan. Taiwan Journal of Forest Science. 11 (1), 23-28.

Li Y G, Chen S L, Xie Q M, Cai Q J, Wu J, Li Y W, Zheng X Q, Zhu Z W, Zhou B T, Zheng H Q, 1981. Studies on the lymantriid moth Lymantria xylina Swinhoe. Acta Entomologica Sinica. 24 (2), 174-183.

Pogue M G, Schaefer P W, 2007. A review of selected species of Lymantria Hübner [1819] including three new species (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Lymantriinae) from subtropical and temperate regions of Asia, some potentially invasive to North America (FHTET-2006-07)., USA: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team. 1-221. https://www.fs.fed.us/foresthealth/technology/pdfs/Pogue_Lymantria_web.pdf

Shen TseChi, Shae YiShan, Liu ChenShawn, Tan ChingWen, Hwang ShawYhi, 2003. Relationships between egg mass size and egg number per egg mass in the casuarina moth, Lymantria xylina (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae). Environmental Entomology. 32 (4), 752-755. DOI:10.1603/0046-225X-32.4.752

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