Macrothylacia rubi (Fox Moth)

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Macrothylacia rubi (Fox Moth)

Macrothylacia rubi (Fox Moth)
Originator: Alf Tore Mjøs

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: Macrothylacia
Species: Macrothylacia rubi (Fox Moth)

Norwegian name: Bringebærspinner

Host plants: Aspen and Poplar (Populus), Birch (Betula), Fragaria, Geranium, Heather (Calluna vulgaris), Medicago, Oak (Quercus), Rubus, Trifolium, Vaccinium, Vicia, Willows, Sallows and Osiers (Salix)

Confusion species: Lasiocampa trifolii (Grass Eggar)