Fox Moth

Macrothylacia rubi

''Macrothylacia rubi'', the fox moth, is a lepidopteran belonging to the family of Lasiocampidae. They are found from Western Europe to Central Asia. The wingspan of the male is 40-65 millimetres. They take flight from May to July, and live in open woodlands and prairies, inhabitant many different species.
Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderLepidoptera
FamilyLasiocampidae
GenusMacrothylacia
SpeciesM. rubi