Lasiocampa terreni Caterpillar Lasiocampa terreni

Lasiocampa terreni moth caterpillar
Lasiocampa terreni moth caterpillar
Lasiocampa terreni is a moth native to Asia Minor, the Near and Middle East, and also Cyprus and a few Greek Islands. A lappet moth, it looks like its relative, the Oak Eggar (Lasiocampa quercus).
Lasiocampa terreni moth caterpillar
Lasiocampa terreni moth caterpillar
Lasiocampa terreni moth caterpillar
The distinctive caterpillars feed on various herbs and low shrubs, especially Trifolium, Vicia and Onobrychis.