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Zygaena cynarae (Esper, 1789)

Имаго  Zygaena cynarae


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Zygaenoidea family Zygaenidae subfamily Zygaeninae genus Zygaena subgenus Mesembrynus → species Zygaena cynarae

Species name(s)

Zygaena (Mesembrynus) cynarae (Esper, 1789) = Sphinx cynarae Esper, 1789 = Sphinx veronicae Borkhausen, 1789 = Sphinx millefolii Borkhausen, 1789 = Sphinx cinarae Esper, 1800 = Zygaena uralensis Herrich-Schäffer, 1846 = Zygaena genistae Herrich-Schäffer, 1846 = Zygaena goberti Le Charles, 1952 = Zygaena (Mesembrynus) cynarae = Zygaena analiconfluens Holik 1939 = Zygaena deanulata Holik 1939 = Zygaena fumata Holik 1939 = Zygaena genistae Herrich-Schäffer 1846 = Zygaena semianulata Holik 1939 = Zygaena tricingulata Holik 1939.


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #19. Sredneobsky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky.

Detailed information with references


  • Austria, Belgium, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovakia and the Soviet Union - the European part of France, Czech Republic, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, Gorno-Altaisk, the European Central Black Soil, Western Caucasus, Middle-Volzhsky, Sredneobskaya, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Austria, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany, Hungary, Italy (mainland), Moldova, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Peucedanum cervaria, Pastinaca sativa. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Zygaena cynarae


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photo: Nikolay Grebennikov.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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