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Zygaena sarpedon (Hubner, 1790)


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

Species name(s)

Zygaena (Mesembrynus) sarpedon (Hubner, 1790) = Sphinx sarpedon Hübner, 1790 = Sphinx trimaculata Esper, 1794 = Zygaena balearica Boisduval, [1828] = Zygaena (Mesembrynus) sarpedon = Zygaena micingulata Reiss 1927 = Zygaena trimaculata Esper 1793 = Zygaena azona Reiss 1927 = Zygaena confluens Dziurzynski 1902.


Zoogeographical regions


Detailed information with references


  • Spain, Italy, Portugal, France. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Andorra, Balearic Islands, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Monaco, Portugal (mainland), France (mainland). [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Eryngium. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Zygaena sarpedon


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Text data: Peter Khramov.

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