Family: Lasiocampidae

66.007 Northern Eggar Lasiocampa quercus

There are 264 county records of 439 individuals from 161 different sites. First recorded in 1826.

Individual records comprise of: [297 Adult] [3 Cocoon] [137 Larval] [2 Pupal] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Apr
1
May
2
Jun
150
Jul
104
Aug
32

Earliest: 01 Apr 1931 - Latest: 29 Aug 1973

Historical Abundance

2019
19
2018
9
2017
9
2016
33
2015
5
2014
12
2013
4
2012
8
2005
17
2004
22

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
230 (402)
VC68
34 (37)

Status Grade 1

Larval food plants

Bilberry Vaccinium myrtillus
Heather Calluna vulgaris

Find moths by larval food plants here.

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