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Stauropus fagi (Lobster Moth)

Wikipedia Abstract

The lobster moth (Stauropus fagi), also known as lobster prominent, is a moth from the family Notodontidae.The English name refers to the crustacean-like appearance of the caterpillar.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Adutiskis-Svyla-Birveta wetland complex 17003 Lithuania      
Avon Gorge Woodlands 376 England, United Kingdom
Bath and Bradford-on-Avon Bats 265 England, United Kingdom  
Breckland 18652 England, United Kingdom
Burnham Beeches 946 England, United Kingdom  
Butser Hill 590 England, United Kingdom
Canalone del Tripodo 4757 Italy  
Carmarthen Bay and Estuaries/ Bae Caerfyrddin ac Aberoedd 163340 Wales, United Kingdom
Cernydd Carmel 892 Wales, United Kingdom
Coedydd Derw a Safleoedd Ystlumod Meirion/ Meirionnydd Oakwoods and Bat Sites 6953 Wales, United Kingdom
Cwm Doethie – Mynydd Mallaen 10186 Wales, United Kingdom
Dorset Heaths 14161 England, United Kingdom
Dorset Heaths (Purbeck and Wareham) and Studland Dunes 5491 England, United Kingdom
Emer Bog 93 England, United Kingdom
Epping Forest 3966 England, United Kingdom  
Exmoor and Quantock Oakwoods 4683 England, United Kingdom
Exmoor Heaths 26455 England, United Kingdom
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Kennet Valley Alderwoods 140 England, United Kingdom  
Lyme Bay and Torbay 77215 England, United Kingdom
Minsmere to Walberswick Heaths and Marshes 3127 England, United Kingdom
Monti Nebrodi 173651 Italy  
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom
Salisbury Plain 52975 England, United Kingdom
Saltfleetby–Theddlethorpe Dunes and Gibraltar Point 2373 England, United Kingdom  
Sidmouth to West Bay 2217 England, United Kingdom
Solent Maritime 27985 England, United Kingdom
Start Point to Plymouth Sound & Eddystone 84204 England, United Kingdom  
The Broads 14554 England, United Kingdom  
The New Forest 72309 England, United Kingdom
The Wash and North Norfolk Coast 266284 England, United Kingdom
Thursley, Ash, Pirbright and Chobham 12696 England, United Kingdom
Tintagel–Marsland–Clovelly Coast 6004 England, United Kingdom  
Wye Valley Woodlands/ Coetiroedd Dyffryn Gwy 2264 England/Wales, United Kingdom

Prey / Diet

Alnus glutinosa (European alder)[1]
Betula pendula (European white birch)[1]
Castanea crenata (Japanese chestnut)[2]
Corylus avellana (common filbert)[1]
Crataegus heterophylla (Common Hawthorn)[1]
Fagus sylvatica (European beech)[1]
Juglans regia (English walnut)[2]
Malus pumila (Common apple)[2]
Malus sylvestris (Crab Apple)[1]
Populus tremula (European aspen)[1]
Prunus spinosa (Blackthorn)[1]
Quercus acutissima (Sawthorn Oak)[2]
Quercus mongolica (Mongolian Oak)[2]
Quercus robur (Pedunculate Oak)[1]
Quercus serrata (Konara oak)[2]
Salix caprea (goat willow)[2]
Sorbus aucuparia (Mountain Ash)[2]
Tilia cordata (littleleaf linden)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Abraxas grossulariata (Magpie Moth)6
Acronicta alni (Alder Moth)12
Acronicta leporina (miller)5
Acronicta psi (Grey Dagger Moth)10
Acronicta tridens (Dark Dagger)8
Alsophila aescularia (March Moth)6
Amphipyra pyramidea10
Apocheima hispidaria5
Biston betularia (peppered moth)7
Biston strataria (Oak Beauty)7
Byctiscus betulae (Hazel Leaf Roller)7
Cabera exanthemata (Common Wave Moth)5
Cabera pusaria (Common White Wave Moth)7
Calliteara pudibunda (Pale Tussock)12
Campaea margaritata (Light Emerald Moth)8
Carcina quercana5
Chloroclysta miata6
Chloroclysta siterata (Red-green Carpet)6
Choristoneura hebenstreitella (Mountain-ash tortricid)6
Cilix glaucata5
Coleophora anatipennella5
Coleophora currucipennella5
Coleophora serratella (birch casebearer)6
Colocasia coryli (Nut-tree Tussock)13
Colotois pennaria (Feathered Thorn)10
Conistra vaccinii (Chestnut)5
Cosmia pyralina (Lunar-spotted Pinion)6
Cosmia trapezina (Dun-bar)11
Cossus cossus (Goat Moth)8
Crocallis elinguaria (Scalloped Oak Moth)9
Diloba caeruleocephala5
Diurnea fagella7
Edwardsiana rosae (Rose leafhopper)5
Electrophaes corylata (Broken-barred Carpet Moth)7
Ennomos autumnaria (Large Thorn)7
Ennomos quercinaria (August Thorn)5
Erannis defoliaria (Mottled Umber Moth)7
Eriogaster lanestris (Small Eggar)11
Eulithis testata (chevron moth)5
Eupithecia exiguata (Mottled Pug)7
Euproctis chrysorrhoea (Brown-tail)6
Euproctis similis9
Eupsilia transversa (Satellite)8
Gastropacha quercifolia (Lappet)5
Geometra papilionaria (Large Emerald)5
Graphiphora augur (Double Dart)7
Hemithea aestivaria (Common Emerald)6
Hydrelia sylvata (Waved Carpet)6
Incurvaria pectinea5
Jodis lactearia (Little Emerald)12
Lacanobia thalassina (Pale-shouldered Brocade)7
Lasiocampa quercus (Oak Eggar)7
Lithophane hepatica5
Lomographa temerata (Clouded Silver)6
Lycia hirtaria (Brindled Beauty Moth)9
Lymantria monacha (Black Arches, Nun Moth)7
Malacosoma neustria (Lackey moth)8
Naenia typica (Gothic)5
Noctua fimbriata (Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing)6
Nola cucullatella (Short-cloaked Moth)5
Nymphalis polychloros (Large Tortoiseshell Butterfly)6
Odontopera bidentata (Scalloped Hazel)8
Operophtera brumata (winter moth)9
Opisthograptis luteolata (Brimstone Moth)6
Orgyia antiqua (Rusty Tussock Moth)6
Orthosia gothica (Hebrew Character)7
Orthosia incerta (Clouded Drab)8
Orthosia miniosa (Blossom Underwing)5
Orthosia munda (Twin-spotted Quaker)6
Paradarisa consonaria (Brindled Square Spot)5
Phalera bucephala (Buff-tip)10
Phigalia pilosaria (Pale Brindled Beauty)7
Plagodis dolabraria (Scorched Wing)9
Plagodis pulveraria (Barred Umber Moth)9
Poecilocampa populi (December Moth)10
Polia nebulosa (Grey Arches)6
Ptilodon capucina (Coxcomb Prominent)11
Saturnia pavonia (Emperor moth)11
Selenia tetralunaria (Purple Thorn)7
Smerinthus ocellata5
Strophedra nitidana5
Synanthedon vespiformis (Yellow-legged Clearwing)5
Trichiura crataegi (Pale Eggar)9
Xylena exsoleta (Sword-grass)5
Yponomeuta padella (Common Hawthorn Ermel Moth)5
Zeuzera pyrina (leopard moth)7

Distribution

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
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