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Lasiocampa quercus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Subspecies:
     Lasiocampa quercus quercus (Linnaeus, 1758)
     Lasiocampa quercus callunae Palmer, 1847

Oak Eggar
66.0070 (B&F: 1637)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Lasiocampoidea
    »Family: Lasiocampidae
      »Subfamily: Lasiocampinae
        »Tribe: Lasiocampini

Resident. Females usually occur singly or sparingly at mv light in a wide range of habitats, while males are sometimes fairly common flying by day. Well distributed. Single-brooded flying mainly from mid July to early to the third week of August, occasionally from early June or to the second week of September. Larvae feed on hawthorn, sloe, bramble, hazel, honeysuckle, veronica, heather, camellia, periwinkle, garden rose, broom and spruce. (Pratt, 2011)

Lasiocampa quercus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Knepp Estate, 24 viii 2016
Photo: Dave and Penny Green
Lasiocampa quercus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Winchelsea, 26 vii 2018
Photo: Michael Howard
Lasiocampa quercus (Linnaeus, 1758)
male
Eastbourne, 27 vii 2019
Photo: Dennis Chanter
Lasiocampa quercus (Linnaeus, 1758)
mating
Abbots Wood, East Sussex, 23 vii 2010
Photo: Nigel Kemp
Lasiocampa quercus (Linnaeus, 1758)
, 1 vii 2010
Photo: Dave Green
Lasiocampa quercus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Pagham Harbour, viii 2007
Photo: Ivan Lang
Lasiocampa quercus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Kingsham, xx 2003
Photo: Sarah Patton
Lasiocampa quercus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Weavers Down, 26 vii 2009
Photo: Michael Blencowe
Lasiocampa quercus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Kingstanding Car Park, Ashdown Forest, 06 iv 2015
Photo: Charles Waters
Lasiocampa quercus (Linnaeus, 1758)
1st instar larva
Ashes Wood, 17 ix 2014
Photo: Keith Alexander
Lasiocampa quercus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Mill Hill, 28 iv 2013
Photo: Mark Cadey

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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