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Orgyia antiqua (Linnaeus, 1758) (Vapourer Moth)

BioImages BioImages (www.bioimages.org.uk) has 29 images of Orgyia antiqua (Vapourer Moth)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of Orgyia antiqua (Vapourer Moth)

Suggested Literature

Orgyia antiqua may be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
EUMETAZOA
(metazoans)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
HEXAPODA
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
INSECTA
(true insects)
PTERYGOTA
(bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
LEPIDOPTERA
(butterflies and moths)
Ditrysia
(butterflies and most moths)
Macrolepidoptera
(macro-moths)
Microlepidoptera (via Apoditrysia) Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Orgyia antiqua is associated with:

caterpillar Ericaceae - heaths, heathers, rhododendrons, azaleas & wintergeeens (Ericales) caterpillar grazes on live leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
caterpillar Rhododendron - rhododendrons and azaleas (Ericales: Ericaceae) caterpillar grazes on live leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
caterpillar Buddleja - butterfly bushes, buddlejas (Lamiales: Scrophulariaceae) caterpillar grazes on live leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
caterpillar Ceanothus - California lilacs (Rosales: Rhamnaceae) caterpillar grazes on live leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
caterpillar Crataegus - hawthorns (Rosales: Rosaceae) caterpillar grazes on live leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
caterpillar Malus sylvestris - Crab Apple (Rosales: Rosaceae) caterpillar grazes on live leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
caterpillar Prunus (flowering spp) - flowering cherries (Rosales: Rosaceae) caterpillar grazes on live leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 [flowering cherries]
caterpillar Pyracantha - firethorns (Rosales: Rosaceae) caterpillar grazes on live leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
caterpillar Rosa - roses (Rosales: Rosaceae) caterpillar grazes on live leaf Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998

There may be more taxa associated with Orgyia antiqua listed at higher taxonomic level

INSECTA
(true insects)
LEPIDOPTERA
(butterflies and moths)

Associated with Orgyia antiqua:

egg egg is parasitoid host of lava Telenomus dalmanni - a chalcid wasp (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae) UK/Ireland
larva larva is endoparasitoid host of larva Compsilura concinnata - a parasitoid fly (Diptera: Tachinidae) Belshaw, R., 1993 [NHM]
larva larva is endoparasitoid host of larva Carcelia atricosta - a parasitoid fly (Diptera: Tachinidae) Belshaw, R., 1993
larva larva is endoparasitoid host of larva Carcelia rasa - a parasitoid fly (Diptera: Tachinidae) Belshaw, R., 1993
larva larva is endoparasitoid host of larva Nilea hortulana - a parasitoid fly (Diptera: Tachinidae) Belshaw, R., 1993
larva larva is endoparasitoid host of larva Pales pavida - a parasitoid fly (Diptera: Tachinidae) Belshaw, R., 1993 [BCM]

Orgyia antiqua may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
INSECTA
(true insects)
LEPIDOPTERA
(butterflies and moths)
Microlepidoptera (via Apoditrysia) Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

References

Belshaw, R., 1993 Tachinid Flies (Diptera: Tachinidae)
Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 Pests, Diseases & Disorders of Garden Plants
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