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Adscita statices (Linnaeus, 1758)

Имаго  (Adscita statices)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Zygaenoidea family Zygaenidae subfamily Procridinae tribe Procridini genus Adscita subgenus Adscita → species Adscita statices

Species name(s)

Adscita (Adscita) statices (Linnaeus, 1758) = Procris statices = Sphinx statices Linnaeus, 1758.

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Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic.

Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #3. Karelsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #6. Evropeisky Severo-Vostochny; #7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky.

Forewing length

14—16 mm.

Primary colors

Green, Blue, Brown/Gray/Black.

Flight time

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

Larva lifespan

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

Over-wintering stage

Larva.

Имаго  (Adscita statices)

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Procris statices. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Length of front wing 1,4, maximum - 1.6 cm. The upper side of a brilliant green, rear wings - just brown. There are several highly similar species, which makes it difficult to identify. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, the Soviet Union - the European part of Turkey - European part, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, the European North-East, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, the Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Karelia, Krasnoyarsk, Prealtay, Mid-Volzhsky, Average Urals, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Andorra, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Ireland, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Latvia , Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway (mainland)Channel Islands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • Habitats serves the whole of Europe up to the Arctic Circle. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • Moths fly from May to August. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Usually it prefers moist sites, much less - dry. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • Caterpillars green pestryanok live from August to May. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Rumex. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Sorrel (Rumex acetosa and Rumex acetosella). [5]. Peter Khramov.

Overwintering stage

  • Caterpillars overwinter on the ground. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Adscita statices

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Vitaly Gumenuk.

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 20:01, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Over-wintering stage: No formalized data → Larva.

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