Fox Moth Macrothylacia rubi
Fox Moth larva, Snape Marshes, Suffolk, England, September 2010 - click for larger image Snape Marshes, Suffolk, England
September 2010

The Fox Moth is distributed from Western Europe to Central Asia and is common throughout the British Isles.

The larvae feed on heath and moorland plants such as heather.

There is more information at UK Safari and there are some excellent photos on Aphotofauna.

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