Gallery description : puss moth

Puss Moth (cerura vinula) usually grows 5cm - 8cm (1.9in - 3.1in). Puss Moth inhabits dense woodland. It has a hairs skin type. The diet is omnivore.

Facts about puss moths
NamePuss Moth
Size (L)5cm - 8cm (1.9in - 3.1in)
FamilyNotodontidae
HabitatDense woodland
Average Litter Size15
Skin TypeHairs
DietOmnivore
PredatorsBats, rats, birds
ColourBlack, brown, green, blue, white, yellow, grey
Common NamePuss moth
Scientific NameCerura vinula
GenusCerura
KingdomAnimalia
OrderLepidoptera
Number of Species1
Conservation StatusThreatened
Distinctive FeaturesBlack and white markings and dangerous nature of the caterpillar
ClassInsecta
Main PreyWillow and poplar leaves
PhylumArthropoda
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