Lasiocampa trifolii

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Grass eggar
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Caterpillar from above
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lasiocampidae
Genus: Lasiocampa
Species: L. trifolii
Binomial name
Lasiocampa trifolii

Lasiocampa trifolii, the grass eggar, is a moth of the family Lasiocampidae first described by Michael Denis and Ignaz Schiffermüller in 1775. It is found in Europe.

Illustration from John Curtis's British Entomology Volume 5

The wingspan is 40–55 mm. The moth flies from June to September depending on the location.

The larvae feed on various shrubs and deciduous trees, such as oak, European beech, poplar and Calluna.

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