Lasiocampa trifolii (Grass Eggar)

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Lasiocampa trifolii (Grass Eggar)

Lasiocampa trifolii (Grass Eggar)
Originator: Frode Falkenberg

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 trifolii (Grass Eggar)

Norwegian name: Kløverspinner

Host plants: Apple (Malus), Festuca, Festuca rubra subsp. arenaria, Genista, Heather (Calluna vulgaris), Lotus, Medicago, Onobrychis, Ononis, Sheep's-Fescue (Festuca ovina), Trifolium, Vicia, Vicia cracca

Confusion species: Lasiocampa quercus (Oak Eggar), Macrothylacia rubi (Fox Moth)