Hyphantria cunea (Drury, 1773)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Hyphantria
SPECIES cunea
AUTHOR(Drury, 1773)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhal.[aena] Bomb.[yx] Cunea
TYPE LOCALITY[U.S.A.], N America, New York.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Not stated.
STATUS Species
COMMENTPlate 18 and description p. 36 in volume I are nomina nuda; made available in the index on p. 131 (published in 1773).
PUBLICATION Drury D. 1770–[1773]. Illustrations of Natural History, wherein are exhibited upwards of two hundred and forty figures of Exotic Insects, according to their different genera, very few of which have hitherto been figured by any author, being engraved and coloured from (etc.) - — 1:i–xxvii, 1–130, pls 1–50.
PAGINATION 36, 131; pl. 18, fig. 4 Bhl

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Saudi Arabia   Hacker H. H. 2016a. Systematic and illustrated catalogue of the Macroheterocera and Cossoidea Leach, [1815], Zygaenoidea Latreille, 1809, Thyridoidea Herrich-Schäffer, 1846 and Hyblaeoidea Hampson, 1903 of the Arabian Peninsula, with a survey of their distribution (Lepid.). - Esperiana 20(1):1–742; (2): 1–430. 205

Notes:  Nearctic: N Mexico, U.S.A.; Palaearctic: Introduced in Hungary and spread through large parts of Europe, Near and Middle East, Turkey.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Undefined Undefined Polyphagous   Hacker H. H. 2016a. Systematic and illustrated catalogue of the Macroheterocera and Cossoidea Leach, [1815], Zygaenoidea Latreille, 1809, Thyridoidea Herrich-Schäffer, 1846 and Hyblaeoidea Hampson, 1903 of the Arabian Peninsula, with a survey of their distribution (Lepid.). - Esperiana 20(1):1–742; (2): 1–430. 205
Betulaceae Corylus avellana Turkey Hacker H. H. 2016a. Systematic and illustrated catalogue of the Macroheterocera and Cossoidea Leach, [1815], Zygaenoidea Latreille, 1809, Thyridoidea Herrich-Schäffer, 1846 and Hyblaeoidea Hampson, 1903 of the Arabian Peninsula, with a survey of their distribution (Lepid.). - Esperiana 20(1):1–742; (2): 1–430. 205