Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Lasiocampa quercus Linnaeus, 1758
Northern Eggar

Family: Lasiocampidae
Checklist Number: 66.007

A subspecies of the Oak Eggar frequently found on moorland from late May to early July

Heather Calluna vulgaris, Bilberry Vaccinium myrtillus, and similar species are the main foodplants

Lasiocampa quercus
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