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.
In the current study, Hairy caterpillar (Euproctis fraterna) was major and second most important insect pest infesting on both, White Kherol and Golden Gola.
It is concluded from the present study that Leaf roller (Ancylis sativa), Hairy caterpillar (Euproctis fraterna Moore) and Jujube beetle (Adoretus pallens Blanchard) are serious insect pests and can cause heavy economic loss in case of improper management.
Development of Euproctis fraterna Moore on jujube Zizyphus mauritania Lamk.
Lasiocampidae Dendrolimus punctatus Noctuoidea Arctiidae Hyphantria cunea Euproctis chrysorrhoea Lymantriidae E.
A note on the relationship between outbreaks of the oriental tussock moth, Euproctis flava, and weather conditions.
Identification, distribution and evaluation of natural enemies associated with Euproctis chrysorrhoea (Lep.: Lymantriidae) in Arasbaran forests of Iran.
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.