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Palpita nigropunctalis (Bremer, 1864)

Имаго  Palpita nigropunctalis


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Pyraloidea family Crambidae subfamily Spilomelinae genus Palpita → species Palpita nigropunctalis

Species name(s)

Palpita nigropunctalis (Bremer, 1864).


Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic, Indo-Malayan.

Russia regions

#28. Zabaikalsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #38. Sakhalin; #39. Yuzhno-Kurilsky; #40. Primorsky.


27—35 mm.

Имаго  Palpita nigropunctalis

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan 27-35 mm. Antennae simple, whiskers, white top, bottom brown. The labial palps directed forward, two-color: white bottom and brown on top, gustoopushёnnye. The maxillary palps well-marked, brown. Proboscis and eyes are. The forehead is smooth, brown and cream. Crown and nape cream, adjacent scales.
    Trans. KRL.cream-colored, with a characteristic pattern in the form of brownish brown costal margin and the black points at the beginning and end of the middle of the cell. Black points are along the outer edge. Fringe white. The rear. KRL. whitish. Fringe white-cream.
    In the lane. KRL. vein R1, R2 and overall stem veins R3 and R4 are almost parallel. On zadn.krl.veins M2 and M3 are moving away from the middle of the cell separately. [113]. Yuri Semejkin.


  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Trans-Baikal, the Lower Amur, Primorye, Sakhalin, Mid-Amur, South Kuril. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Russia (Primorye, Sakhalin, the Kuril islands: Kunashir, Shikotan) Peninsula of Korea, Japan, India, Ceylon. [113]. Yuri Semejkin.

Larva food plants

  • Caterpillars on lilac. Coniferous-deciduous forest. [113]. Yuri Semejkin.


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Yuri Semejkin, Irina Nikulina.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Yuri Semejkin.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.



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29.01.2014 10:49, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: Palaearctic → Palaearctic, Indo-Malayan.

29.01.2014 10:49, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Palaearctic. Wingspan: No formalized data → 27—35 mm.

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