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Zygaena punctum (Ochsenheimer, 1808)

Имаго  (Zygaena punctum)


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

Species name(s)

Zygaena (Mesembrynus) punctum (Ochsenheimer, 1808) = Zygaena ledereri Rambur, 1866 = Zygaena (Mesembrynus) punctum.


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky.

Имаго  (Zygaena punctum)

Detailed information with references


  • Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Hungary, Greece, Italy, Crete, Romania, Sicily, Slovakia, 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, Central European, Western Caucasus, Lower Volga. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Greece (mainland), Dodecanese Islands, Italy (mainland), Crete, Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, North Aegean Islands, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, Croatia, Cycladic, Czech Republic, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Eryngium. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Zygaena punctum


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Paolo Mazzei, Ivan Tislenko.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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