Euproctis


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Euproctis

(yū-prok'tis),
A genus of moths. The hairs of the cocoon and caterpillar of the species Euproctis chrysorrhoea, the brown-tail moth, cause caterpillar dermatitis.
[eu- + G. prōktos, rump]
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The highest peak of Euproctis fraterna was seen after 15th July and then declined.
The results presented in Figure 5B indicate the population of Euproctis fraterna during 2007 and 2008.
Identification, distribution and evaluation of natural enemies associated with Euproctis chrysorrhoea (Lep.
Euproctis wilemani from Hainan has no distinct difference from those of Borneo and Sumatra, except the Hainan specimens are smaller and the forewing facies are yellow.
Euproctis wilemani Collenette, 1929, previously recorded in Philippines, Borneo, and Sumatra, is reported from Hainan Island for the first time.
Nemorilla floralis (Fallen) has been recorded as a larval parasitoid of Cacoecia piceana Linne (Tortricidae), Cnaphalocrocis medinalis Guenee (Pyralidae), Euproctis flava Bremer (Lymantriidae), and Palpita nigropunctalis Bremer (Pyralidae) (Yasumatsu & Watanabe 1965).