Copyright: Per Hoffmann Olsen

Macrothylacia rubi (Rambur, 1866)

Macrothylacia rubi

Flight-period Central Europe: from May to Mid July

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Imago
Larva

Conservation Status in Austria: Least Concern (LC)

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Austria

 

  • English: Fox Moth
  • German/Austrian: Brombeerspinner
  • Danish: Brombærspinder
  • Image: 1920x1080
  • Location: Austria, Niederösterreich, Ober-Danegg, Hohlweg
  • Date: 13/09/2003
  • Copyright: Per Hoffmann Olsen
  • Camera: Canon EOS 500N
  • Lens: Sigma 180mm Macro with 25 mm Extension Tube

 

The length of this larvae was about 8 cm which is the maximum length of the adult larvae. Easy to determine because of the size and the hairy black and grey look, but also because of the segmental orange-yellow markings only seen from the side. 

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