SimilarOrgyia, Butterflies and moths, Lymantriinae, Orgyia antiqua, Insect
The scarce vapourer (Orgyia recens) is a species of moth of the Lymantriidae family found in Europe. The wingspan is 35 to 40 millimetres (1.4–1.6 in) for the males; the females are wingless. The moth flies from June to July depending on the location. The larvae feed on various deciduous trees, such as Crataegus and Salix species.