Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods) ➔ Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods) ➔ Class Insecta (Insects) ➔ Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and moths) ➔ Family Erebidae (Tiger, tussock and owlet moths)

Lymantria monacha (Linnaeus, 1758)

Nonne Black Arches

Synonyms:

Phalaena monacha Linnaeus, 1758 [original combination] | Liparis eremita Ochsenheimer, 1810 | Bombyx nigra Freyer, 1833 | Lymantria neirai Agenjo, 1959 | Lymantria ceballosi Agenjo, 1959 |

  • Lymantria monacha, caterpillar  1806
    Lymantria monacha (Linnaeus, 1758)  Nonne  Black Arches 
    Lymantria monacha, caterpillar; det. Heidrun Melzer
    DE, Chemnitz; 2004-05-09 10:23:06
    Image number: 1806
    caterpillar
    DE, Chemnitz
    2004-05-09 10:23:06
    det. Heidrun Melzer

Classification:
Lymantria monacha belongs to the subfamily Lymantriinae, tribe Lymantriini.

References, further reading, links:
  1. Bestimmungshilfe des Lepiforums