Lasiocampa quercus (Oak Eggar)

Lasiocampa quercus (Oak Eggar)
Originator: Odd Hallaråker

Systematics :

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Articulate animals)
Class: Insecta (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (Moths and butterflies)
Group: «Macro-heterocera» (Macro-moths)
Family: Lasiocampidae (Eggars)
Subfamily: Lasiocampinae
Genus: Lasiocampa
Species: Lasiocampa quercus (Oak Eggar)

Norwegian name: Eikespinner

Host plants: Alder (Alnus), Apple (Malus), Aspen (Populus tremula), Birch (Betula), Bog-rosemary (Andromeda polifolia), Heather (Calluna vulgaris), Larix sibirica, Lonicera xylosteum, Oak (Quercus), Prunus, Ribes, Rubus, Sorbus, Spiraea, Syringa, Trifolium, Vaccinium, Willows, Sallows and Osiers (Salix)

Confusion species: Dendrolimus pini (Pine Lappet)