Gynaephora fascelina (Dark Tussock)

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Gynaephora fascelina (Dark Tussock)

Gynaephora fascelina (Dark Tussock)
Originator: Svein Bekkum

Systematics :

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Articulate animals)
Class: Insecta (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (Moths and butterflies)
Group: "Macro-heterocera" (Macro-moths)
Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Lymantrinae
Genus: Gynaephora
Species: Gynaephora fascelina (Dark Tussock)

Norwegian name: Heibørstespinner

Host plants: Apple (Malus), Aspen and Poplar (Populus), Birch (Betula), Cytisus, Cytisus scoparius, Dandelion (Taraxacum), Heather (Calluna vulgaris), Plantago, Prunus, Rubus, Sorbus, Thrift (Armeria maritima), Willows, Sallows and Osiers (Salix)