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Hemithea aestivaria Hübner, 1789

Имаго  Hemithea aestivaria

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Geometroidea family Geometridae subfamily Geometrinae tribe Hemitheini genus Hemithea → species Hemithea aestivaria

Species name(s)

Hemithea aestivaria Hübner, 1789 = Phalaena (Geometra) aestivaria Hübner, 1789 = Phalaena (Geometra) strigata Müller, 1764 = Nemoria alboundulata Hedemann, 1879 = krajniki Komarek, 1950.

Common Emerald

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:14846

Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic.

Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #19. Sredneobsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #21. Severo-Yeniseisky*; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #25. Tuvinsky; #26. Predbaikalsky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #31. Yuzhno-Yakutsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #38. Sakhalin; #39. Yuzhno-Kurilsky; #40. Primorsky.

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

Forewing length

12—14 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  Hemithea aestivaria

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Length of front wing from 1.2 to 1.4 cm. Colour relatively dark, ranging from gray-green to brownish-green, sometimes with spots. Teeth on the rear wings clearly. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part of Turkey - European part, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, Gorno-Altaisk, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, Transbaikalia, Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Krasnoyarsk, Nizhny-Amur, Lower Volga, Prealtay , of Baikal, Pribaikalskiy,Primorye, Sakhalin, the North-Yenisei (?) Mid-Amur, the Volga-Average, Average Urals, Sredneobskaya, Tuva, South West Siberian Yuzhno-Kuril, South Ural, South Yakutia. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Areal - Moderate Europe. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • Flight from late May to mid-August. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Places volley - sparse deciduous forests, parks and gardens, woods. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • Track Hemithea aestivaria live from August until the end of April. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Crataegus, Prunus, Betula, Salix, Quercus, Tilia, Carpinus. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Oak, turn and zhoster. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Overwintering stage

  • Caterpillar. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Natalia Demchenko, Vitaly Gumenuk.

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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