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Odonestis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Lasiocampidae
Scientific name  Odonestis
Rank  Genus
Class  Insecta
Species  22 species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Butterflies and moths
Odonestis lepinetfr Odonestis pruni La FeuilleMorte du Prunier
Similar  Butterflies and moths, Gastropacha, Phyllodesma tremulifolium, Gastropacha populifolia, Cosmotriche

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Odonestis is a genus of moth in the family Lasiocampidae. It consists of twenty two species, which is found in Europe, Russia, Asia Minor, China and Japan.

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The genus also has a junior subjective synonym Pseudarguda Matsumara 1932.

Description

Odonestis lepinetfr Odonestis pruni La FeuilleMorte du Prunier

The wingspan is 30–50 mm for males and 50–60 mm for females. The moth flies from May to June and again from August to September depending on the location. Palpi very long and slender. Antennae with shorter branches in female than male. Legs with very minute spurs. Forewings are long with acute apex. Outer margin obliquely rounded. Veins 6 and 7 stalked. Stalk of veins 9 and 10 short. Hindwing with veins 4 and 5 from cell or stalked. Vein 8 curved, and met by a bar from vein 7. The accessory costal veinlets are numerous and prominent.

Ecology

The larvae feed on Prunus, Pirus, Quercus, Tilia, Betula, Alnus, Ulmus, Crataegus, Salix and Rhamnus species.

Species

Odonestis BOLD Systems Taxonomy Browser Odonestis genus
  • Odonestis angulata
  • Odonestis apo
  • Odonestis belli
  • Odonestis bheroba
  • Odonestis ceylonica
  • Odonestis divisa
  • Odonestis erectilinea
  • Odonestis filigranica
  • Odonestis formosae
  • Odonestis germari
  • Odonestis gisla
  • Odonestis leopoldi
  • Odonestis lipara
  • Odonestis kama
  • Odonestis maya
  • Odonestis ophioglossa
  • Odonestis pinratanai
  • Odonestis pruni
  • Odonestis schalicteta
  • Odonestis vinacea
  • Odonestis vita

  • Odonestis lepinetfr Odonestis pruni La FeuilleMorte du Prunier
    Odonestis Odonestis
    Odonestis Bestimmungshilfe des Lepiforums Odonestis Pruni
    Odonestis Feuerglucke Odonestis pruni Plum Lappet

    References

    Odonestis Wikipedia


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