Caterpillar - Fox Moth
Fact File
Taken at Barns Ness on 30th August 2018 using Nikon D200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 


Taken at Skateraw on 13th September 2015 using Nikon D5200 - 18-55mm lens with Raynox DCR-250 Macro Attachment Fact File
 
 
Caterpillar - Fox Moth.
Scientific Name:
Order:
Family:
Macrothylacia rubi.
Lepidoptera .
Lasiocampidae.
Food:
Habitat:
Length:
Found:
Feature:
Heather and Bramble.
Heathland, downland and coastal grassland.
Up to 7 cms.
July - April.
The caterpillars hibernate fully grown, but emerge
in the spring sunshine before pupating in April.