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Gastropacha populifolia

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Lasiocampidae
Scientific name  Gastropacha populifolia
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Gastropacha
Rank  Species
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Similar  Gastropacha, Phyllodesma tremulifolium, Gastropacha quercifolia, Odonestis, Phyllodesma

Gastropacha populifolia, the poplar lappet, is a moth of the family Lasiocampidae. It is found in Southern and Central Europe, through Russia and China up to Japan.

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The wingspan is 45–65 mm for males and 65–80 mm for females. The moth flies from June to August depending on the location.

Gastropacha populifolia Moths and Butterflies of Europe and North Africa

The larvae feed on Populus and willow species.

Subspecies

  • Gastropacha populifolia populifolia
  • Gastropacha populifolia angustipennis (Walker, 1855)
  • Gastropacha populifolia mephisto Zolotuhin, 2005

  • Gastropacha populifolia lepinetfr Gastropacha populifolia La Feuille morte du Peuplier

    References

    Gastropacha populifolia Wikipedia


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