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Caterpillars of Buff-tip
Caterpillars of Buff-tip


larva  of Buff-tip - Phalera bucephala
larva of Buff-tip - Phalera bucephala

Phalera bucephala
Subspecies8
Common namesBuff-tip, Buff Tip
German namesMondvogel, Mondfleck
Dutch namesWapendrager
Danish namesMåneplet
Finnish namesHärkäpää, Härkäpääkehrääjä
Norwegian namesOksehodespinner
Swedish namesOxhuvudspinnare
Spanish namesPájaro luna
French namesBucéphale, Lunule, La Lunule
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain (England (South England (Southwest England (Cornwall, Somerset, Devonshire)), East England (Suffolk, Norfolk, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire (Huntingdonshire), Bedfordshire), English Midlands (East Midlands (Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire), West Midlands (Staffordshire)), North England (Northwest England (Cheshire), Northeast England (Northumberland), Yorkshire)), Wales (Mid Wales (Montgomeryshire))), Northern Ireland), Ireland), Germany (West Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia)), Scandinavia (Norway (Vestfold, Aust-Agder, Vest-Agder, Akershus, Buskerud, Rogaland, Telemark, Hordaland, Østfold), Sweden, Denmark), Fennoscandia (Finland), Baltic region (Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania))), West Europe (Austria, France (South France (Provence-Alpes-Cote d´Azur (Alpes-Maritimes), Occitania (Midi-Pyrenees))), Switzerland, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg), Liechtenstein), South Europe (Italy (Italy Islands (Sicily, Sardinia), North Italy, South Italy, Central Italy (Lazio (Rome))), Iberian Peninsula (Spain, Andorra), San Marino), Central Europe (Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic (Moravia, Bohemia), Slovakia), Southeast Europe (Romania, Yugoslavia (Slovenia, Croatia, Macedonia (Republic of Macedonia), Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro), Bulgaria, Greece, Albania, Moldova), East Europe (Ukraine, Belarus)
Caucasus
Georgia, Azerbaijan
Asia
West Asia (Near East (Iran))
Russia
Africa
East Africa
Kenya


Fossils: Paleozoic,
Devonian,

Ecozones:

Palaearctic
West Palaearctic


CountriesAlbania, Andorra, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Kenya, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom
Links and ReferencesPhalera bucephala in faunaeur.org
Phalera bucephala in leps.it
Phalera bucephala in dyntaxa.se
Phalera bucephala in Wikipedia (English)

Description of images / photos
Photography with Cameras
Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
1. Caterpillars of Buff-tip
2. larva of Buff-tip - Phalera bucephala
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderLepidoptera
Lepidopterans, Butterflies and Moths
SuborderGlossata
InfraorderHeteroneura
SectionCossina
SubsectionBombyces
SuperfamilyNoctuoidea
Moths
FamilyNotodontidae
Prominent Moths, Kittens, Prominents, Notodontid moths, Bag Shelter Moths, Processionary Caterpillars
SubfamilyPhalerinae
GenusPhalera
Speciesbucephala
Phalera bucephala
Buff-tip, Buff Tip
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758
Wingspan55 mm
 
Synonyms
Phalera bucephala
Pygaera bucephala
 
Subspecies
Phalera bucephala bucephala
Phalera bucephala bucephalina
Phalera bucephala defecta
Phalera bucephala infulgens
Phalera bucephala persica
Phalera bucephala philonica
Phalera bucephala tenebrata
Phalera bucephala velata
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Keywords
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NOPQRSTUVWXYZ
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