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Lasiocampa quercus (Oak Eggar)

Synonyms: Bombyx dalmatina; Bombyx familiaris; Bombyx fenestrata; Bombyx lapponica; Bombyx scopariae; Bombyx spartii; Bombyx tenuata; Lasiocampa altaica; Lasiocampa angustilinea; Lasiocampa catalaunica; Lasiocampa curvata; Lasiocampa defascia; Lasiocampa doriai; Lasiocampa fasciarecedens; Lasiocampa femini-colorata; Lasiocampa feminicolorata; Lasiocampa feminicula; Lasiocampa ferruginea; Lasiocampa guillemotii; Lasiocampa hastifera; Lasiocampa latovirgata; Lasiocampa lurida; Lasiocampa macropuncta; Lasiocampa marginata; Lasiocampa meridionalis; Lasiocampa montana; Lasiocampa morleyi; Lasiocampa oblivacea; Lasiocampa obsoleta; Lasiocampa ochracea-marginata; Lasiocampa ochracea-obsoleta; Lasiocampa ochracea-semimarginata; Lasiocampa olivaceo-fasciata; Lasiocampa poveyi; Lasiocampa purpurascena-marginata; Lasiocampa purpurascena-semimarginata; Lasiocampa purpurascens; Lasiocampa purpurascens-basipuncta; Lasiocampa purpurascens-curvata; Lasiocampa purpurascens-latovirgata; Lasiocampa pusilla; Lasiocampa reversa; Lasiocampa roboris; Lasiocampa rufescens-marginata; Lasiocampa rufescens-semimarginata; Lasiocampa rufescens-virgata; Lasiocampa russica; Lasiocampa scopariae; Lasiocampa semifasciata; Lasiocampa semimarginata; Lasiocampa sicula; Lasiocampa sicula-latovirgata; Lasiocampa sicula-marginata; Lasiocampa spadicea; Lasiocampa striata; Lasiocampa subalpina; Lasiocampa viburni; Lasiocampa virgata

Wikipedia Abstract

Pararctia lapponica is a moth of the Arctiinae family. It is found in northern Eurasia and the arctic part of North America.The wingspan is 37–45 mm.The larvae feed on Betula nana, Vaccinium uliginosum and Rubus chamaemorus.
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Infraspecies

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
An den Ziegenböcken 996 Germany  
Beretal mit Seitentälern 2639 Germany  
Berwyn a Mynyddoedd de Clwyd/ Berwyn and South Clwyd Mountains 67265 Wales, United Kingdom
Black Wood of Rannoch 2720 Scotland, United Kingdom
Blean Complex 1286 England, United Kingdom
Border Mires, Kielder – Butterburn 29286 England, United Kingdom
Braunton Burrows 3328 England, United Kingdom
Cairngorms 142543 Scotland, United Kingdom
Caithness and Sutherland Peatlands 354692 Scotland, United Kingdom
Cannock Chase 3057 England, United Kingdom  
Carmarthen Bay and Estuaries/ Bae Caerfyrddin ac Aberoedd 163340 Wales, United Kingdom
Carmarthen Bay Dunes/ Twyni Bae Caerfyrddin 2981 Wales, United Kingdom
Coedydd Derw a Safleoedd Ystlumod Meirion/ Meirionnydd Oakwoods and Bat Sites 6953 Wales, United Kingdom
Dartmoor 57244 England, United Kingdom
Dornoch Firth and Morrich More 21499 Scotland, United Kingdom
Dorset Heaths (Purbeck and Wareham) and Studland Dunes 5491 England, United Kingdom
Dungeness 7966 England, United Kingdom
East Caithness Cliffs 1094 Scotland, United Kingdom
East Devon Pebblebed Heaths 2767 England, United Kingdom
Eryri/ Snowdonia 48773 Wales, United Kingdom  
Exmoor and Quantock Oakwoods 4683 England, United Kingdom
Exmoor Heaths 26455 England, United Kingdom
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Fenn`s, Whixall, Bettisfield, Wem and Cadney Mosses 2346 England/Wales, United Kingdom  
Foinaven 36684 Scotland, United Kingdom
Hoy 23474 Scotland, United Kingdom
Invernaver 728 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Isle of Wight Downs 1141 England, United Kingdom
Isles of Scilly Complex 66350 England, United Kingdom    
Kenfig/ Cynffig 2945 Wales, United Kingdom
Limestone Coast of South West Wales/ Arfordir Calchfaen de Orllewin Cymru 3940 Wales, United Kingdom  
Lizard Point 34565 England, United Kingdom    
Loch Etive Woods 6522 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Loch Maree Complex 38882 Scotland, United Kingdom
Lundy 7573 England, United Kingdom  
Lyme Bay and Torbay 77215 England, United Kingdom
Mendip Limestone Grasslands 1032 England, United Kingdom
Moor House – Upper Teesdale 95867 England, United Kingdom
Moray Firth 373987 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Morecambe Bay 151985 England, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay Pavements 6449 England, United Kingdom
Morfa Harlech a Morfa Dyffryn 2626 Wales, United Kingdom
North Pembrokeshire Woodlands/ Coedydd Gogledd Sir Benfro 780 Wales, United Kingdom  
North Pennine Moors 254789 England, United Kingdom
North York Moors 108930 England, United Kingdom
Pembrokeshire Marine/ Sir Benfro Forol 341177 Wales, United Kingdom  
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom
Penhale Dunes 1535 England, United Kingdom    
Pevensey Levels 8860 England, United Kingdom  
Rhos Llawr-cwrt 114 Wales, United Kingdom  
River Moriston 481 Scotland, United Kingdom
Rum 26775 Scotland, United Kingdom
Sandwich Bay 2812 England, United Kingdom
Schwarzatal ab Goldisthal mit Zuflüssen 4702 Germany  
Sefton Coast 11278 England, United Kingdom
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Skipwith Common 729 England, United Kingdom  
Sligachan Peatlands 3561 Scotland, United Kingdom
Solent Maritime 27985 England, United Kingdom
South Pennine Moors 160577 England, United Kingdom  
South Solway Mosses 4849 England, United Kingdom
St Albans Head to Durlston Head 710 England, United Kingdom
Start Point to Plymouth Sound & Eddystone 84204 England, United Kingdom  
Strathglass Complex 58277 Scotland, United Kingdom
Sunart 25320 Scotland, United Kingdom
The Broads 14554 England, United Kingdom  
The New Forest 72309 England, United Kingdom
Thorne Moor 4718 England, United Kingdom
Threepwood Moss 132 Scotland, United Kingdom
Thursley, Ash, Pirbright and Chobham 12696 England, United Kingdom
Tintagel–Marsland–Clovelly Coast 6004 England, United Kingdom  
Wipfragrund - Stausee Heyda 1428 Germany  
Y Fenai a Bae Conwy/ Menai Strait and Conwy Bay 65440 Wales, United Kingdom  
Y Twyni o Abermenai i Aberffraw/ Abermenai to Aberffraw Dunes 4623 Wales, United Kingdom  

Prey / Diet

Acaena novae-zelandiae (Biddy-biddy)[1]
Alnus incana (gray alder)[2]
Andromeda polifolia (bog rosemary)[2]
Betula nana (dwarf birch)[2]
Betula pendula (European white birch)[2]
Calluna vulgaris (heather)[2]
Corylus avellana (common filbert)[1]
Crataegus monogyna (Common Hawthorn)[1]
Cytisus scoparius (Broomtops)[1]
Hedera helix (Algerian ivy)[1]
Hippophae rhamnoides (seabuckthorn)[1]
Larix sibirica (Siberian larch)[2]
Ligustrum vulgare (European privet)[1]
Lonicera xylosteum (dwarf honeysuckle)[2]
Malus pumila (Common apple)[2]
Populus tremula (European aspen)[2]
Prunus padus (Bird Cherry)[2]
Prunus spinosa (Blackthorn)[1]
Ribes nigrum (European black currant)[2]
Ribes rubrum (cultivated currant)[2]
Rubus arcticus (Arctic raspberry)[2]
Rubus idaeus (Raspberry)[2]
Salix cinerea (large gray willow)[1]
Sorbus aucuparia (Mountain Ash)[2]
Syringa vulgaris (common lilac)[2]
Vaccinium myrtillus (myrtle blueberry)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Abraxas grossulariata (Magpie Moth)9
Acronicta alni (Alder Moth)9
Acronicta auricoma (Scarce Dagger)8
Acronicta psi (Grey Dagger Moth)8
Acronicta tridens (Dark Dagger)6
Alsophila aescularia (March Moth)7
Amphipyra pyramidea6
Angerona prunaria10
Biston betularia (peppered moth)9
Brachionycha nubeculosa (Rannoch Sprawler)7
Cacoecimorpha pronubana (Carnation Tortrix)6
Calliteara pudibunda (Pale Tussock)10
Callophrys rubi (Green Hairstreak Butterfly)7
Celastrina argiolus (Holly Blue Butterfly)6
Chloroclysta siterata (Red-green Carpet)6
Coleophora serratella (birch casebearer)6
Colocasia coryli (Nut-tree Tussock)10
Colotois pennaria (Feathered Thorn)6
Conistra vaccinii (Chestnut)8
Cosmia trapezina (Dun-bar)8
Crocallis elinguaria (Scalloped Oak Moth)13
Erannis defoliaria (Mottled Umber Moth)9
Eriogaster lanestris (Small Eggar)11
Eulithis testata (chevron moth)7
Eupithecia exiguata (Mottled Pug)7
Eupsilia transversa (Satellite)8
Eurois occulta (great gray dart)7
Graphiphora augur (Double Dart)8
Gymnoscelis rufifasciata (Double-striped Pug)7
Jodis lactearia (Little Emerald)8
Lacanobia contigua (Beautiful Brocade)8
Lacanobia thalassina (Pale-shouldered Brocade)7
Lithomoia solidaginis (goldenrod brindle)6
Lithophane hepatica8
Lomographa temerata (Clouded Silver)6
Lycia hirtaria (Brindled Beauty Moth)8
Macrothylacia rubi (Fox Moth)6
Melanchra persicariae (Dot Moth)9
Melanchra pisi (Broom Moth)9
Noctua fimbriata (Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing)6
Odontopera bidentata (Scalloped Hazel)12
Operophtera brumata (winter moth)6
Opisthograptis luteolata (Brimstone Moth)7
Orgyia antiqua (Rusty Tussock Moth)7
Orthosia gothica (Hebrew Character)10
Orthosia gracilis (Powdered Quaker)7
Orthosia incerta (Clouded Drab)6
Phigalia pilosaria (Pale Brindled Beauty)6
Phragmatobia fuliginosa (ruby tiger moth)6
Plagodis pulveraria (Barred Umber Moth)11
Poecilocampa populi (December Moth)8
Polia nebulosa (Grey Arches)7
Ptilodon capucina (Coxcomb Prominent)9
Rheumaptera hastata (spear-marked black)6
Saturnia pavonia (Emperor moth)13
Smerinthus ocellata6
Sphinx ligustri (Sphinx moth)6
Stauropus fagi (Lobster Moth)7
Trichiura crataegi (Pale Eggar)11
Turdus merula (Eurasian Blackbird)6
Xestia baja (Dotted Clay)7
Xylena exsoleta (Sword-grass)7

Distribution

Photos

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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