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Lasiocampa quercus

Lasiocampa quercus

Description:

It is a moth of the family Lasiocampidae. It is quite big and hairy and is mostly brown.

Habitat:

Found it in mountains, but can be also found all of Europe and British Isles.

Notes:

Their hairs can cause a violent itching skin allergy in some people.

3 Comments

Ursula
Ursula 8 years ago

Manval! Thx a thousand times for ID-ing this catterpillar for me! :)

Ursula
Ursula 8 years ago

thx Franziska! :)

FranziskaBauer
FranziskaBauer 8 years ago

Hi Rocca, check out http://lepiforum.de/cgi-bin/lepiwiki.pl?... for lasiocampid caterpillars from Europe!

Ursula
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Rocca Pietore, VEN, Italy

Spotted on Apr 2, 2012
Submitted on Apr 20, 2013

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