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Photo #18114: Timandra comae

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Timandra comae

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Base gallery. Upperside. Alive insect.

Photo: Vitaly Gumenuk. Image without retouching at the website. Identified by: Vasiliy Feoktistov

Date and time, location shooting/catching: 2011-08-28 00:00:00, Московская область, Раменский район, окрестности ж/платформы Хрипань, садовый участок, ночью на свет

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24.05.2015 15:20, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Timandra griseata / Tentatively identified / Vitaly Gumenuk Timandra comae / Confidently identified / Vasiliy Feoktistov.

24.05.2015 15:10, Vasiliy Feoktistov

The "Systematic list of" Macrolepidoptera "of Moscow region" (last edited on January 19, 2011) by Vlad Proklova T. griseata is not at all as a species. So as it is not present here: http://insectamo.ru/hete/91-hete/geometridae/794-geo11
In my opinion suburban certainly necessary to carry comae. And on this specimen. I put the point is already clear.

24.05.2015 12:19, Alexandr Zhakov

Basil, on that page, here are a visual difference, I would say all three comae, and this exactly comae.

24.05.2015 11:03, Vasiliy Feoktistov

Alexander, here is the link: http://molbiol.ru/forums/index.php?showtopic=338765&view=findpost&p=1239723
It shows a very interesting quote in this regard. I repeat here:
"More recently came the work of Kyle L. and A. Albrecht [Kaila, Albrecht, 1994] dedicated to the audit of the group. The authors have shown that T.griseata found only in a limited area - in the south of Scandinavia, the Baltics and Northwest Russia (Leningrad, Karelia). All information on the findings of T. griseata in other regions of Europe, including the European part of Russia and in Western Siberia (Novosibirsk region.) And Turkmenistan, according to these researchers [Kaila, Albrecht, 1994] should treat T. comai Schmidt, 1931, which has been described as a variation of Spain T. griseata " (original spelling). There are already is not a valid reference to the work itself.
On this basis to griseata here include only one photo of Boris Laryushin: http://lepidoptera.ru/gallery/9836

24.05.2015 10:42, Alexandr Zhakov

Basil on mobiole talked about the visual difference species of this genus with a high percentage of accuracy and cited examples of photos (if I remember correctly :), really do not remember what the topic may at Sterrhinae).

24.05.2015 10:27, Vasiliy Feoktistov

Comae all the same in my opinion? I raised the issue of half-forgotten. According to some reports griseata only likely in the region 8. And significantly, these two types differ only in the genital.

03.11.2013 9:08, Vasiliy Feoktistov

Instead comae? I will not touch them yet.

01.11.2013 0:20, Sergei Kotov This species is identified correctly.

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