Lasiocampidae Lasiocampinae Macrothylaciini Macrothylacia digramma Malacosoma (Clisiocampa) castrense
Macrothylacia rubi (Linnaeus, 1758)
Fox Moth
Bombyx de la ronce

Genus: Macrothylacia Rambur, 1866   Original genus: Phalaena Linnaeus, 1758

Adult:
M. rubi (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Lagonegro (Potenza), May 1988
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. rubi (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, June 2004
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. rubi (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, May 8, 2005
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. rubi (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, June 1997
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Larva:
M. rubi (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, October 2, 2008
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. rubi (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, September 28, 2008
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. rubi (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, October 2, 2008
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. rubi (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, October 1, 2006
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. rubi (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Lagonegro (Potenza), April 1988
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. rubi (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva (third instar), Manziana (Roma), Italy, June 1989
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Egg:
M. rubi (© Paolo Mazzei)
Eggs, Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, June 17, 2007
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
M. rubi (© Philippe Mothiron)
Eggs, Hautes-Alpes, France, May 29, 2003
(Photo by Philippe Mothiron, Les Carnets du Lépidoptériste Français)

Foodplants:
Gramineae, Betula, Salix, Populus, Vicia, Rubus, Trifolium, Vaccinium, Geranium

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