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Sparganothis pilleriana (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775)

Имаго  (Sparganothis pilleriana)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Tortricoidea family Tortricidae subfamily Tortricinae tribe Sparganothini genus Sparganothis → species Sparganothis pilleriana

Species name(s)

Sparganothis pilleriana (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775) = vitis (Dantic, 1786) = pillerana (Fabricius, 1794) = vitana (Fabricius, 1794) = luteolana (Hübner, 1822) = danticana (Walcken, 1836) = obscurana (Preissecker, 1936) = Pyralis danticana Walckenaer, 1836 = Tortrix luteolana Hübner, 1796/99 = Oenophthira obscurana Preissecker, 1935 = Sparganothis uniformata Dufrane 1960.


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #34. Kamchatsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #38. Sakhalin; #39. Yuzhno-Kurilsky; #40. Primorsky.


17—22 mm.

Flight time

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Имаго  (Sparganothis pilleriana)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • The front wings are yellow or greenish, with two rusty-brown bands. Hind wings gray. The wingspan of about 20 mm. [11]. Peter Khramov.
  • Wingspan: 17-22 mm. Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.


  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, Gorno-Altaisk, Central European, Trans-Baikal, Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Kamchatka, Krasnoyarsk, Nizhny-Amur, Lower Volga, Prealtay, Pribaikalskiy, Primorye, Sakhalin, Amur Medium, Medium Volzhsky, South Kuril, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg Macedonia, the Netherlands, the Channel Islands, Poland, Portugal (mainland), Russia,Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, France (mainland), Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden. [10]. Peter Khramov.


  • From July to August. [11]. Peter Khramov.
  • July August Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Larva food plants

  • Hawthorn (Crataegus), Apple (Malus), pear (Pyrus), Cherry (Cerasus), Plum (Prunus), hops (Humulus), Alfalfa (Medicago), Strawberry (Fragaria) Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.
  • Leaves and flowers of grapes. [11]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Larva

  • Caterpillar dirty-green, with a brown tint. It carries three longitudinal dark stripes and small white dots. [11]. Peter Khramov.

Overwintering stage

  • Caterpillar. [11]. Peter Khramov.


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Andrey Ponomarev, Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.



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10.08.2014 14:48, Peter Khramov

Yes, a typo. Thanks for the tip, corrected.

10.08.2014 11:55, Vasiliy Feoktistov

Peter, in your description, it is necessary to fix "wingspan of about 20 see ."
Well, can not she be such a scale. Typo :)

08.08.2014 16:32, Vasiliy Feoktistov

You mean in the form of the Old? Tomorrow I will do.

08.08.2014 16:25, Peter Khramov

Basil, add the base to formalize wingspan and flight of time.

02.07.2014 20:35, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Wingspan: No formalized data → 17—22 mm. Flight time: No formalized data → July, August.

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