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Paralebeda femorata Ménétriés, 1858

Имаго  (Paralebeda femorata)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Lasiocampoidea family Lasiocampidae subfamily Pinarinae genus Paralebeda → species Paralebeda femorata

Species name(s)

Paralebeda femorata Ménétriés, 1858 = Paralebeda plagifera v. femorata.


Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic, Indo-Malayan.

Russia regions

#28. Zabaikalsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #40. Primorsky.

Имаго  (Paralebeda femorata)

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Paralebeda plagifera v. femorata. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • The front wings are darker than the rear, they are chocolate-brown, with a touch of olive and violet (back towards the ocher). "In the middle of the front wing dark brown sash, outlines resembling the head of a human femur." [13]. Peter Khramov.
  • Передние крылья темнее задних, они шоколадно-коричневые, с примесью оливкового и фиолетового цветов (задние ближе к охре). «Посередине переднего крыла темная коричневая перевязь, очертаниями напоминающая головку бедренной кости человека». [85]. Peter Khramov.


  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Trans-Baikal, the Lower Amur, Seaside, Mid-Amur. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Distributed in the Ussuri region, in India and in Java. [13]. Peter Khramov.
  • Распространен в Уссурийском край, в Индии и на Яве. [85]. Peter Khramov.


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Text data: Peter Khramov.

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