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Phalacropterix graslinella (Boisduval, 1852)

Личинка  Phalacropterix graslinella


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Tineoidea family Psychidae subfamily Oiketicinae tribe Phalacropterygini genus Phalacropterix → species Phalacropterix graslinella

Species name(s)

Phalacropterix graslinella (Boisduval, 1852) = Psyche atra Freyer, 1837 = Psyche atribombycella Bruand, 1853.


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #2. Kolsky; #3. Karelsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #6. Evropeisky Severo-Vostochny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #15. Severo-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #26. Predbaikalsky; #27. Pribaikalsky.

Личинка  Phalacropterix graslinella

Detailed information with references


  • Austria, Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Slovakia and the Soviet Union - the European part, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, Gorno-Altaisk, the European North-East, North-Western European, Central European, Kaliningrad, Karelia, Kola, of Baikal, Pribaikalskiy, North Urals, the Volga-Fair, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Germany (mainland), Italy (mainland), Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway (mainland), Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Erica (Erica). Crowberry (Empetrum), ling (Calluna vulgaris), Vaccinium (Vaccínium): cranberries, blueberries tall, plain blueberries, cranberries, Krasnikov, blueberries.
    On personal observations willingly eats Willow (Salix). Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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