Forest Pests of North America
Native and Non-native insects, diseases, and weeds of urban, managed, and natural forests


pine tussock moth
Dasychira pinicola (Dyar)



Representative Images(View more at Forestry Images)

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pine tussock moth
Dasychira pinicola
Larva(e)
USDA Forest Service - Northern and Intermountain Region
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pine tussock moth
Dasychira pinicola
Damage
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - FIA


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: Orgyiini
Genus: Dasychira

Other System Links

NPDN Pest: ITAXACA



References

Common Name Reference: Bosik, J. J. Common Names of Insects and Related Organisms 1997. Lanham, MD: Entomological Society of America (ESA), 1997. 232 pp.
Scientific Name Reference: R.W. Poole and P. Gentili, Nomina Insecta Nearctica. 1996. Nomina insecta nearctica: a checklist of the insects of North America. Vol. 1-4. Rockville (MD): Entomological Information Services. Available at URL: http://www.nearctica.com/nomina/main.htm