Lasiocampa grandis (Rogenhofer, 1891)


Lasiocampa grandis: Male (e.l. Samos, larva in late April 2015) [S] Lasiocampa grandis: Larva (Samos, south of Pyrgos, late April 2015) [M] Lasiocampa grandis: Larva (Samos, south of Pyrgos, late April 2015) [M] Lasiocampa grandis: Larva (Samos, south of Pyrgos, late April 2015) [S] Lasiocampa grandis: Larva (Samos, south of Pyrgos, late April 2015) [S] Lasiocampa grandis: Larval habitat (Samos, south of Pyrgos, late April 2015) [N]

Host plants:
The larvae are polyphagous on small trees, bushes and herbs.

Habitat:
Lasiocampa grandis inhabits sunny, bushy sites such as open woodlands, maquis, garigues and similar places.

Life cycle:
The moths occur in autumn. Larvae develop until next May. The pupa estivates.

Remarks:
Lasiocampa grandis occurs in SE-Europe (southern part of Balkan Peninsula) and in W-Asia.



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