Orgyia


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Or`gy´i`a


prop. n.1.(Zool.) A genus of bombycid moths whose caterpillars (esp. those of Orgyia leucostigma) are often very injurious to fruit trees and shade trees. The female is wingless. Called also vaporer moth.
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A total of 13 different insect pests which were categorized as major (Ancylis sativa, Euproctis fraterna and Adoretus pallens), minor (Scirtothrips dorsalis, Amrasca biguttula biguttula, Myllocerus discolor, Achaea janata, Agrotis biconica and Aphis gossypii) and occasional (Oxycareous hyalinipennis, Dichromorpha viridis, Tarucus balkanicus and Orgyia postica) based on overall population of two years.
grandis, and Douglas-fir, Pseudotsuga menziesii, which are subject to outbreaks of defoliating insects such as western spruce budworm, Choristoneura freemani (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) and Douglas-fir tussock moth, Orgyia pseudotsugata (Lepidoptera: Erebidae [=Noctuidae: Lymantriinae]) (Ciesla 2011).
Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae), Orgyia leucostigma (Smith) (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae), and Malacosoma disstria Hubner (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae) larvae, likely due to the phagodeterrent action of these compounds.
Orgyia pseudotsugata###NPV###Forestry###Biocontrol I, Virtuss###Erlandson (2008)
1996) y solo se ha identificado un homologo, que se encuentra en el baculovirus de Orgyia pseudotsugata (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) Op-NPV que tambien se replica en la linea celular de L.
The peritrophic membrane: ultrastructural analysis and function as a mechanical barrier to microbial infection in Orgyia pseudotsugata.
Resumen: Para proveer guias acerca de la utilizacion y conservacion de los parasitoides del defoliador forestal Orgyia ericae se inventariaron sus especies de parasitoides.
Predation on larvae of Douglas-fir tussock moth, Orgyia pseudotsugata (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae), by Metaphidippus aeneolus (Araneae: Saliticidae).
No evidence for costs of being large in females of Orgyia spp.
The large white cabbage butterfly (Pieris brassicae) or the small white butterfly (Pieris rapae The Vapourer Moth Orgyia antiqua, whose caterpillars eat leaves of dahlias, don't mind other 'snacks' either.
Predation of small and large Orgyia leucostigma (J.
Persistent, localized outbreaks in the western tussock moth Orgyia vetusta: the roles of resource quality, predation and poor dispersal.