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Peribatodes rhomboidaria (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775)

Имаго  (Peribatodes rhomboidaria)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Geometroidea family Geometridae subfamily Ennominae tribe Boarmiini genus Peribatodes → species Peribatodes rhomboidaria

Species name(s)

Peribatodes rhomboidaria (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775) = gemmaria (Brahm, 1791) = Aethalurva rhomboidaria.

Willow Beauty


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny*; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky.

* An asterisk denotes a region for which the species is listed as an migrant or information that requires additional checking.

Forewing length

15—20 mm.

Primary colors


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


Имаго  (Peribatodes rhomboidaria)

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Aethalurva rhomboidaria [5]. Peter Khramov.

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wing pattern is similar to theHypomecis roboraria, but the size is smaller - the front wing from 1.5 to 2 cm. The front wing with two horizontal stripes, thickening the front edge of a black hole is a clear middle, the bottom side of the top of the front wings is yellowish. [5]. Peter Khramov.


  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, the European Central Black Earth, Central European (?), The European Southern taiga, the Western Caucasus, Middle-Volzhsky, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Almost all of Europe. [5]. Peter Khramov.


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

Additional info about Imago

  • Painting allows you to disguise themselves well on the bark of trees. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

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

Larva food plants

  • Fruit and deciduous trees. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Overwintering stage

  • Caterpillar. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Peribatodes rhomboidaria


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Evgeny Komarov, Vlad Proklov.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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30.01.2014 19:56, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Forewing length: No formalized data → 15—20 mm. Flight time: No formalized data → June, July, August. Caterpillar lifespan: No formalized data → January, February, March, April, May, June, August, September, October, November, December. Over-wintering stage: No formalized data → Larva.

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