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Argyresthia pruniella (Clerck, 1759)

Имаго  Argyresthia pruniella

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Yponomeutoidea family Argyresthiidae genus Argyresthia subgenus Argyresthia → species Argyresthia pruniella

Species name(s)

Argyresthia (Argyresthia) pruniella (Clerck, 1759) = Tinea pruniella Clerck, 1759 = Alucita ephippella Fabricius, 1777.

Cherry Fruit Moth

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:11522

Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic.

Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky.

Wingspan

10—13 mm.

Primary colors

Yellow, Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Flight time

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

Over-wintering stage

Ova.

Имаго  Argyresthia pruniella

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan rarely exceeds 1 cm. The front wings bright brown stripe divided into two halves each, rear wings whitish or silver, with a long fringe. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part of Finland France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, the European North-West, Central European, European southern taiga, the Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Mid-Volzhsky, Middle Urals, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Ireland, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Latvia, Lithuania , Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Netherlands, Norway (mainland), the Channel Islands,Poland, Romania, Russia, Sardinia, Northern Ireland, Sicily, Slovakia, Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • It is found throughout most of Europe and Asia Minor. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • From May to September. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Flies, in particular, in gardens and parks. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • Spring. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • The larvae feed on buds of fruit trees. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Overwintering stage

  • Egg. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Andrey Ponomarev.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

Comments

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30.01.2014 17:25, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Over-wintering stage: No formalized data → Ova.

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