Oak Eggar

Lasiocampa quercusPhotoForewing length: 25 – 40mm 

the smaller males are a dark brown with aplare cross-band and conspicuous white spot of the forewings. The larger females are paler have similar markings as the male.

Flight Period
July - August

Laval Foodplants
Heathers, Bramble, Sallow 

Open countryside including Heathland, Downland, Woodland

Wiltshire Status
Uncommon and infrequently recorded in south of the county