Lasiocampoidea

Poecilocampinae

Imago Distribution Map Set Specimen
Genus
Trichiura
Species
crataegi
Author/Year
Linnaeus, 1758
English Vernacular
Pale Eggar
French Vernacular
Bombyx de l'aubepine
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 30-36mm

Imago: Univoltine, a species of woodland, scrubland and gardens, relatively common here and comes freely to light.

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on blackthorn (Prunus spinosa), hawthorn (Crataegus) and heather (Calluna)

Overwinter: As an egg

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Imago Distribution Map Set Specimen