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Lasiocampa quercus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Oak and Northern Eggar
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Classification:

  • Phylum Arthropoda
  • Class Insecta
  • Order LEPIDOPTERA
  • Suborder
  • Superfamily BOMBYCOIDEA
  • Family LASIOCAMPIDAE
  • Subfamily
  • Genus Lasiocampa
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CITATION
Bond, K.G.M., Nash, R. & O’Connor, J.P. 2006. An Annotated Checklist of the Irish Butterflies and Moths (Lepidoptera) , The Irish Biogeograghical Society and the National Museum of Ireland, Dublin.
http://www.habitas.org.uk/InvertebrateIreland/species.asp?item=9094
IRISH STATUS
See Explanatory Text
Accepted
NORTHERN IRELAND
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
RecordedRecorded
STATUS OF NAME
Current name
VALIDATING LITERATURE
Bond, K.G.M., Nash, R., O'Connor, J.P. 2006, An Annotated Checklist of the Irish Butterflies and Moths (Lepidoptera) , The Irish Biogeographical Society,
Bradley, J.D., Fletcher, D.S. & Whalley, P.. 1972, Check list of British Insects. Second edition (revised). Part 2: Lepidoptera, Handbk. Ident. Br. Insects, 11:
Bradley, J.D. 2000, Checklist of Lepidoptera recorded from the British Isles. Second Edition (revised). Published privately , ,
LITERATURE FOR IDENTIFICATION
Waring, P. & Townsend, M, 2003, Field Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland, , British Wildlife Publishing,
Skinner, B, 1998, The Colour Identification Guide to Moths of the British Isles, , Viking Press,
LITERATURE FOR TAXONOMIC CHANGE
LITERATURE FOR ECOLOGY AND DISTRIBUTION
Waring, P. & Townsend, M, 2003, Field Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland, , British Wildlife Publishing,
Waring, P. & Townsend, M, 2003, Field Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland, , British Wildlife Publishing,
LOCATION OF VOUCHER
EXPLANATORY TEXT
Heath (1992) following Bradley et al (1972) gives two subspecies of quercus, viz. the nominate quercus quercus Linnaeus, 1758 and quercus callunae Palmer, 1847 which he considers a dubious subspecies for stated reasons.

CHECKLIST VERSION  2006

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