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Euproctis chrysorrhoea (Brown-tail)

Wikipedia Abstract

The brown-tail (Euproctis chrysorrhoea) is a moth of the family Lymantriidae. It is distributed throughout Europe. It is found in North America only on the coast of Maine and Cape Cod where it is considered an invasive species that arrived in the U.S. in the 1890s on nursery stock coming from Europe. This univoltine defoliator feeds on 26 genera of non-resinous trees and shrubs belonging to 13 different families.
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Infraspecies

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Avon Gorge Woodlands 376 England, United Kingdom
Berwickshire and North Northumberland Coast 160731 England/Scotland, United Kingdom  
Dorset Heaths 14161 England, United Kingdom
Dungeness 7966 England, United Kingdom
Epping Forest 3966 England, United Kingdom  
Essex Estuaries 114016 England, United Kingdom
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Isles of Scilly Complex 66350 England, United Kingdom    
Minsmere to Walberswick Heaths and Marshes 3127 England, United Kingdom
Mole Gap to Reigate Escarpment 2194 England, United Kingdom  
Morecambe Bay Pavements 6449 England, United Kingdom
Saltfleetby–Theddlethorpe Dunes and Gibraltar Point 2373 England, United Kingdom  
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Sidmouth to West Bay 2217 England, United Kingdom
Solent Maritime 27985 England, United Kingdom
South Wight Maritime 49082 England, United Kingdom
Stodmarsh 1395 England, United Kingdom
The Broads 14554 England, United Kingdom  
Thursley, Ash, Pirbright and Chobham 12696 England, United Kingdom
Y Fenai a Bae Conwy/ Menai Strait and Conwy Bay 65440 Wales, United Kingdom  

Prey / Diet

Acer pseudoplatanus (sycamore)[1]
Acer saccharinum (silver maple)[1]
Betula papyrifera (mountain paper birch)[1]
Carpinus betulus (European hornbeam)[2]
Castanea dentata (American chestnut)[1]
Chaenomeles japonica (Maule's quince)[1]
Crataegus monogyna (Common Hawthorn)[2]
Cydonia oblonga (quince)[1]
Fagus grandifolia (American beech)[1]
Fragaria chiloensis (beach strawberry)[1]
Fraxinus americana (white ash)[1]
Geranium sanguineum (bloody geranium)[1]
Hippophae rhamnoides (seabuckthorn)[2]
Juglans nigra (black walnut)[1]
Juglans regia (English walnut)[1]
Malus coronaria (sweet crabapple)[1]
Malus pumila (Common apple)[1]
Malus sylvestris (Crab Apple)[2]
Prunus avium (Wild Cherry)[2]
Prunus domestica (plum)[2]
Prunus spinosa (Blackthorn)[2]
Pyrus communis (common pear)[2]
Salix caprea (goat willow)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Abraxas grossulariata (Magpie Moth)6
Acherontia atropos (Death's-head hawk moth)4
Acleris cristana (Rufous-margined Button Moth)4
Acleris rhombana (Rhomboid Tortrix)5
Acleris variegana (Garden rose tortricid moth)6
Acronicta alni (Alder Moth)4
Acronicta psi (Grey Dagger Moth)8
Acronicta tridens (Dark Dagger)7
Alsophila aescularia (March Moth)8
Amphipyra pyramidea7
Ancylis achatana6
Archips podana (Large Fruit-tree Tortrix)4
Biston betularia (peppered moth)5
Biston strataria (Oak Beauty)4
Blastodacna hellerella4
Byctiscus betulae (Hazel Leaf Roller)6
Cacoecimorpha pronubana (Carnation Tortrix)4
Caliroa cerasi (pearslug)5
Calliteara pudibunda (Pale Tussock)6
Campaea margaritata (Light Emerald Moth)5
Carcina quercana5
Chloroclysta siterata (Red-green Carpet)4
Choristoneura hebenstreitella (Mountain-ash tortricid)4
Cilix glaucata5
Coleophora anatipennella6
Coleophora hemerobiella5
Coleophora serratella (birch casebearer)4
Colocasia coryli (Nut-tree Tussock)7
Colotois pennaria (Feathered Thorn)8
Conistra ligula (Dark Chestnut)4
Conistra rubiginea (Dotted Chestnut)4
Conistra vaccinii (Chestnut)4
Cosmia pyralina (Lunar-spotted Pinion)5
Cosmia trapezina (Dun-bar)9
Cossus cossus (Goat Moth)4
Crocallis elinguaria (Scalloped Oak Moth)4
Cydia pomonella (Codling moth)7
Diloba caeruleocephala7
Ditula angustiorana (Red-barred Tortrix)5
Ennomos autumnaria (Large Thorn)6
Ennomos quercinaria (August Thorn)4
Erannis defoliaria (Mottled Umber Moth)8
Eriogaster lanestris (Small Eggar)5
Eupithecia exiguata (Mottled Pug)5
Euproctis similis4
Eupsilia transversa (Satellite)4
Fagocyba cruenta5
Gastropacha quercifolia (Lappet)6
Graphiphora augur (Double Dart)4
Hedya pruniana6
Jodis lactearia (Little Emerald)6
Lacanobia thalassina (Pale-shouldered Brocade)5
Lasiocampa quercus (Oak Eggar)4
Laspeyria flexula (Beautiful Hook-tip)4
Lithophane hepatica4
Lomographa temerata (Clouded Silver)6
Lycia hirtaria (Brindled Beauty Moth)7
Lymantria dispar (gypsy moth)7
Lyonetia clerkella (Apple Leaf Miner Moth)6
Malacosoma neustria (Lackey moth)8
Naenia typica (Gothic)7
Noctua fimbriata (Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing)5
Nola cucullatella (Short-cloaked Moth)6
Nymphalis polychloros (Large Tortoiseshell Butterfly)6
Odontopera bidentata (Scalloped Hazel)5
Operophtera brumata (winter moth)11
Operophtera fagata (Northern Winter Moth)4
Opisthograptis luteolata (Brimstone Moth)5
Orgyia antiqua (Rusty Tussock Moth)4
Orthosia gothica (Hebrew Character)5
Orthosia gracilis (Powdered Quaker)4
Orthosia incerta (Clouded Drab)5
Pammene rhediella5
Phalera bucephala (Buff-tip)6
Phigalia pilosaria (Pale Brindled Beauty)4
Phyllonorycter blancardella4
Phyllonorycter corylifoliella7
Plagodis pulveraria (Barred Umber Moth)6
Plemyria rubiginata (Blue-bordered Carpet)4
Poecilocampa populi (December Moth)4
Polia nebulosa (Grey Arches)5
Ptilodon capucina (Coxcomb Prominent)4
Ptycholoma lecheana4
Recurvaria leucatella (Lesser Budmoth)5
Recurvaria nanella7
Saperda scalaris4
Saturnia pavonia (Emperor moth)8
Selenia tetralunaria (Purple Thorn)4
Smerinthus ocellata4
Spilonota ocellana (Eyespotted bud moth)5
Stauropus fagi (Lobster Moth)6
Swammerdamia pyrella7
Thecla betulae (Brown Hairstreak)4
Trichiura crataegi (Pale Eggar)4
Turdus merula (Eurasian Blackbird)4
Turdus viscivorus (Mistle Thrush)4
Xestia baja (Dotted Clay)4
Yponomeuta padella (Common Hawthorn Ermel Moth)8
Zeuzera pyrina (leopard moth)11
Zygina flammigera5

Distribution

Photos

Citations

Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
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