Hyphantria cunea (Drury, 1773)

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Report the species

Report Hyphantria cunea to the National Museum of Natural History.

Brief description

Hyphantria cunea (Drury, 1773) can impact a wide variety of crop and cultivated broadleaved plant species. Trees/plants are often totally defoliated by the late-instar larvae, particularly in the second generation.

Status and distribution in Luxembourg

So far, Hyphantria cunea (Drury, 1773) has been documented only once, in 2014 in the Kirchberg district in Luxembourg City (Source ?).

There is no distribution map available because no data has been entered into the Recorder-Lux database so far (MNHNL, iNaturalist & GBIF 2019).

Risk assessment

ISEIA protocol: B1 (3+3+1+2) = Watch List (Ries et al. 2017: 68).


  • MNHNL, iNaturalist & GBIF, 2019. MNHNL-mdata, online portal combining species observation from Recorder-Lux, iNaturalist and GBIF. National Museum of Natural History, Luxembourg. URL: https://mdata.mnhn.lu [Accessed 2019-10-24]
  • Ries, C., A. Arendt, C. Braunert, S. Christian, A. Dohet, A. Frantz, G. Geimer, M. Hellers, J. A. Massard, X. Mestdagh, R. Proess, N. Schneider & M. Pfeiffenschneider, 2017. Environmental impact assessment and black, watch and alert list classification after the ISEIA Protocol of invertebrates in Luxembourg. Bull. Soc. Nat. luxemb. 119: 63-70. [PDF 360 KB]

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