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Hemistola chrysoprasaria (Esper, 1795)

Имаго  (Hemistola chrysoprasaria)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Geometroidea family Geometridae subfamily Geometrinae tribe Hemistolini genus Hemistola → species Hemistola chrysoprasaria

Species name(s)

Hemistola chrysoprasaria (Esper, 1795) = Hemistola chtysoprasaria (Esper, 1795) = Phalaena (Geometra) chrysoprasaria Esper, 1795 = Phalaena nayas Fourcroy, 1785 = albifusa Cockayne, 1950 = contracta Chalmers-Hunt, 1961.

Small Emerald

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:14114

Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic.

Russia regions

#4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #19. Sredneobsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #25. Tuvinsky; #26. Predbaikalsky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #31. Yuzhno-Yakutsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #40. Primorsky.

Forewing length

14—15 mm.

Primary colors

Green, White.

Flight time

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Larva lifespan

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Over-wintering stage

Larva.

Имаго  (Hemistola chrysoprasaria)

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Hemistola chtysoprasaria. [3]. Peter Khramov.

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Length of front wing - 1.5 cm. Painting light green on the front wings is always a line, and on the back - a little bent white stripe on the front also might be another, fuzzy, sash closer to the base. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, Gorno-Altaisk, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, Central European, Trans-Baikal, Western Caucasus, Krasnoyarsk, Nizhny-Amur, Prealtay, of Baikal, Pribaikalskiy, Seaside, Mid-Amur, Medium Volzhsky, Sredneobskaya, Tuva,South West Siberian, South Ural, South Yakutia. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Area - Central and Southern Europe. In Northern Europe, it does not occur. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • From June to August. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Butterfly flies on sunny slopes and forest glades, meadows, fields and parks. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • Caterpillars live from August to June. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Clematis. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Clematis. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Overwintering stage

  • Caterpillar. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Hemistola chrysoprasaria

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Evgeny Komarov, Zoran Bozovic.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

Comments

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30.01.2014 19:45, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Over-wintering stage: No formalized data → Larva.

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