Orgyia recens

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Orgyia recens
Orgyia recens.jpg
Male (top), female (bottom)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lymantriidae
Genus: Orgyia
Species: O. recens
Binomial name
Orgyia recens
(Hübner, 1819)

The scarce vapourer (Orgyia recens) is a species of moth of the Lymantriidae family found in Europe. The wingspan is 35 to 40 millimetres (1.4–1.6 in) for the males; the females are wingless. The moth flies from June to July depending on the location. The larvae feed on various deciduous trees, such as Crataegus and Salix species.


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