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Zygaena laeta (Hubner, 1790)

Имаго  Zygaena laeta


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

Species name(s)

Zygaena (Mesembrynus) laeta (Hubner, 1790) = Sphinx laeta Hübner, 1790 = Zygaena (Mesembrynus) laeta = Zygaena eos Sterzl 1924 = Zygaena pseudocuvieri Silbernagel 1937 = Zygaena reversa Burgeff 1914.


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky.

Имаго  Zygaena laeta

Detailed information with references


  • Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Hungary, Greece, Romania, Slovakia and the Soviet Union - the European part of Turkey - European part of the Czech Republic, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, Western Caucasus, Lower Volga, Southern Urals. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, Hungary, Greece (mainland), Dodecanese Islands, Macedonia, Moldova, Romania, Russia, North Aegean, Slovakia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, Croatia ?, Czech Republic, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Eryngium. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Zygaena laeta


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Juri Palamarchuk.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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