English:Goat moth
Danish:Almindelig træborer
Copyright:Per Hoffmann Olsen
Camera:Canon EOS 20D
Lens:Sigma 150mm APO Macro

The caterpillars feed in the trunks and branches of a wide variety of trees but mostly Salix, taking three or four years to mature. In mass occurrences of the caterpillar, it can happen that the tree doesn't survive. In Norwegian it's called the treekiller!

Same species

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