Orgyia antiqua (Linnaeus, 1758)
(vapourer moth)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesOrgyia antiqua (vapourer moth)
SubfamilyLYMANTRIINAE (a subfamily of moths)
FamilyEREBIDAE (a family of moths)
SuperfamilyNOCTUOIDEA (shuttle moths)
CladeMacrolepidoptera (macro-moths)
CladeObtectomera (butterflies and most moths)
CladeApoditrysia (butterflies and most moths)
InfraorderDitrysia (butterflies and most moths)
InfraorderHeteroneura (a suborder of moths and butterflies)
SuborderGLOSSATA (a suborder of moths)
OrderLEPIDOPTERA (butterflies and moths)
Division Endopterygota (bees, beetles, flies, moths and other insects with wings developing internally)
InfraclassNeoptera (bees, beetles, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other advanced insects)
SubclassPTERYGOTA (bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
ClassINSECTA (true insects)
SubphylumHEXAPODA (insects and other 6-legged organisms)
PhylumARTHROPODA (arthropods)
SuperphylumECDYSOZOA (skin shedders)
CladeBilateria (bilaterally symmetrical animals)
SubkingdomEUMETAZOA (metazoans)
KingdomANIMALIA (animals)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Orgyia antiqua (Vapourer Moth) :
1: Orgyia antiqua (Vapourer Moth)
20 Jul 2017 OSGR: SY99 50° 40' N, 2° 10' W Vice County: Dorset (VC 9) England
Caterpillar, on Alder Buckthorn
Image 1: Larva - latero-dorsal view
2: Orgyia antiqua (Vapourer Moth)
26 Sep 2014 OSGR: SU10 50° 50' N, 1° 50' W Vice County: South Hants (VC 11) England
egg mass on cocoon on Hawthorn
Image 1: Eggs on cocoon - white backgroundImage 2: Eggs on cocoon - white background (2)Image 3: Eggs - magnified
3: Orgyia antiqua (Vapourer Moth)
25 Jun 2006 OSGR: TQ31 50° 60' N, 0° 10' W Vice County: East Sussex (VC 14) England
Larva, on dog rose
Image 1: Larva - dorsal view (head down) - close-up - enlargedImage 2: Larva - dorsal view (head down) - close-up - enlarged (2)Image 3: Larva - dorsal view - close-up - enlargedImage 4: Larva - dorsal view - close-up - enlarged (2)Image 5: Larva - dorso-lateral view - close-up - detail - highly enlargedImage 6: Larva - lateral view - close-up - enlargedImage 7: Larva - latero-dorsal/lateral view - close-up - enlarged
4: Orgyia antiqua (Vapourer Moth)
1 Sep 2002 OSGR: SU56 51° 20' N, 1° 20' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
Larva on Broom
Image 1: Larva - dorsal viewImage 2: Larva - dorsal view (2)Image 3: Larva - dorsal view - close-upImage 4: Larva - head and thorax - top view - close-upImage 5: Larva - lateral viewImage 6: Larva - lateral view - close-upImage 7: Larva - lateral view - close-up (2)Image 8: Larva - oblique viewImage 9: Larva - oblique view (2)Image 10: Larva - oblique view (3)Image 11: Larva - tail end - lateral view - close-up
5: Orgyia antiqua (Vapourer Moth)
29 Aug 1977 OSGR: TQ20 50° 50' N, 0° 10' W Vice County: East Sussex (VC 14) England
Larva, on Laburnum
Image 1: Larva - dorsal viewImage 2: Larva - lateral viewImage 3: Larva - feeding - side view - enlarged
6: Orgyia antiqua (Vapourer Moth)
15 Sep 1974 OSGR: SE65 53° 60' N, 1° 0' W England
Male
Image 1: Male - face view showing antennae - enlargedImage 2: Male - upper side - enlarged
7: Orgyia antiqua (Vapourer Moth)
21 Jul 1971 OSGR: TQ21 50° 50' N, 0° 10' W Vice County: East Sussex (VC 14) England
Larva
Image 1: Larva - enlarged
8: Orgyia antiqua (Vapourer Moth)
9 Nov 1969 OSGR: ZZ00 44° 40' N, 10° 40' E United Kingdom
Cocoon and eggs, in captivity
Image 1: Eggs - highly enlarged
9: Orgyia antiqua (Vapourer Moth)
29 Jun 1968 OSGR: TQ20 50° 50' N, 0° 10' W Vice County: East Sussex (VC 14) England
Cocoon and eggs on fence
Image 1: Cocoon and eggs

Orgyia antiqua (Vapourer Moth) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

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