Oak Eggar

Lasiocampa quercus


Species Codes

B&F 1637 RES 66.007

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Species Account

A reasonably common and widespread moth across Kent. This is a large and conspicuous moth which is difficult to confuse with any other species.

Record Verification

Grade 1 adults are generally distinctive and unlikely to be confused with other species, but records outside documented range or flight period may require photos.

Distribution Map

The map below shows all records of Oak Eggar (Lasiocampa quercus) in the Kent database. If you've got a dot to add, please submit your records to us. Use the control below to filter by time span:


The graph below shows at which time of the year Oak Eggar (Lasiocampa quercus) can be expected to be recorded in Kent. Use the controls below to filter by VC and time span:

Reporting Rate

The graph below shows how the number of records of Oak Eggar (Lasiocampa quercus) submitted each year has changed over time. Use the control below to filter by VC:

Photo Gallery

Below is a selection of Oak Eggar (Lasiocampa quercus) images from Kent. If you would like to contribute any photographs, please email mothsinkent@gmail.com. Click on a photo if you would like to see it larger.

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