Lasiocampa quercus (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Lasiocampidae)


Larva

Forewing Length: 25-34mm; Wingspan: 45-75mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? August - June
(Earliest: 10.4)
(Winter) June - September
(Earliest: 3.7)

Biotopes:
Heath and Moorland

Spruce Forest Edge
Food:
(Larva)

Calluna vulgaris

Vaccinium myrtillus

Several Rosaceae

Populus tremula

Salix cinerea

Corylus avellana

Cytisus scoparius

Hedera helix
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Several Tachinidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Lasiocampa quercus
Lasiocampa quercus
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Lasiocampa quercus
Lepiforum: Lasiocampa quercus


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