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Zygaena rubicundus (Hubner, 1817)

Имаго  Zygaena rubicundus


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

Species name(s)

Zygaena (Mesembrynus) rubicundus (Hubner, 1817) = Sphinx rubicundus Hübner, 1817 = Zygaena (Mesembrynus) rubicundus = Zygaena pallescens Stauder 1915 = Zygaena polygalaeformis Verity 1916 = Zygaena pseudofaitensis Stauder 1929.


Zoogeographical regions


Имаго  Zygaena rubicundus

Detailed information with references


  • Italy. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Italy (mainland). [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Eryngium. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Zygaena rubicundus


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

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Text data: Peter Khramov.

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