Eriogaster lanestris (Small Eggar)

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Eriogaster lanestris (Small Eggar)

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: Eriogaster
Species: Eriogaster lanestris (Small Eggar)

Norwegian name: Bjørkespinner

Host plants: Alder (Alnus), Apple (Malus), Aspen and Poplar (Populus), Birch (Betula), Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa), Common Hazel (Corylus avellana), Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster), Hawthorn (Crataegus), Lime (Tilia), Oak (Quercus), Prunus, Rosa, Sorbus, Vaccinium, Willows, Sallows and Osiers (Salix)

Norwegian Red List 2015: Vulnerable