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Lymantria dispar  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 709249

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Porthetria dispar (Linnaeus, 1758)
  Common Name(s): gypsy moth [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderLepidoptera  – butterflies, moths, papillons, papillons de nuit, Borboleta, Mariposa  
                                  SuperfamilyNoctuoidea Latreille, 1809  
                                     FamilyErebidae Leach, 1815  
                                        SubfamilyLymantriinae Hampson, 1893  
                                           TribeLymantriini Hampson, 1893  
                                              GenusLymantria Hübner, 1819  
                                                 SpeciesLymantria dispar (Linnaeus, 1758) – gypsy moth  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Check List of the Lepidoptera of North America... MS, database (version 2003)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: Ongoing developmental version with contributions by Don Lafontaine, Jean-François Landry, Jim Troubridge, Paul Opler, Ron Hodges, John Brown, et al. Higher classification does not yet reflect recent and substantial changes that have been published   
  Reference for: Lymantria dispar   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hodges, Ronald W., et al., eds.  
  Publication Date: 1983   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico   
  Page(s): xxiv + 284   
  Publisher: E.W. Classey Ltd. and The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation   
  Publication Place: London, England   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-86096-016-1   
  Notes: Other contributing editors: Tatiana Dominick, Donald, R. Davis, Douglas C. Ferguson, John G. Franclemont, Eugene G. Munroe, and Jerry A. Powell   
  Reference for: Lymantria dispar   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Lafontaine, J. Donald, and B. Christian Schmidt  
  Publication Date: 2010   
  Article/Chapter Title: Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: ZooKeys, vol. 40   
  Page(s): 1-239   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1313-2989   
  Notes: doi:10.3897/zookeys.40.414 ; available online at   
  Reference for: Lymantria dispar   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Poole, Robert W. / Poole, Robert W., and Patricia Gentili, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1996   
  Article/Chapter Title: Lepidoptera   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Nomina Insecta Nearctica: A Check List of the Insects of North America, vol. 3: Diptera, Lepidoptera, Siphonaptera   
  Page(s): 605-1122   
  Publisher: Entomological Information Services   
  Publication Place: Rockville, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-889002-03-8   
  Notes: Series ISBN: 1-889002-00-3   
  Reference for: Lymantria dispar   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Introduced  
    Continental US, Introduced  






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