Monema flavescens

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Monema flavescens
Monema flavescens flavescens female.JPG
Monema flavescens flavescens, Female
Monema flavescens flavescens male, black form.JPG
Monema flavescens flavescens, male, black form
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Limacodidae
Genus: Monema
Species: M. flavescens
Binomial name
Monema flavescens
Walker, 1855
  • Cnidocampa flavescens
  • Miresa flavescens
  • Cnidocampa johani-bergmani Bryk, 1948
  • Cnidocampa johanibergmani
  • Monema melli Hering, 1931
  • Monema flavescens var. nigrans de Joannis, 1901
  • Monema nigrans

Monema flavescens is a moth of the Limacodidae family. It is found in Korea, Japan, the Russian Far East (Amur, Ussuri, Askold), China (Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, Inner Mongolia, Beijing, Hebei, Shandong, Henan, Shaanxi, Qinghai, Jiangsu, Shanghai, Zhejiang, Hubei, Jiangxi, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi) and Taiwan.


The wingspan is 30–32 mm for males and 35–39 mm for females.[1]

The larvae are polyphagous and are considered a forestry pest.



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