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Melanargia epimede Staudinger, 1892

Имаго  (Melanargia epimede)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Nymphalidae subfamily Satyrinae tribe Melanargiini genus Melanargia → species Melanargia epimede

Species name(s)

Melanargia epimede Staudinger, 1892.

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:15152

Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic.

Russia regions

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

Primary colors

Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Flight time

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

Over-wintering stage

Larva.

Имаго  (Melanargia epimede)

Detailed information with references

Distribution

  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Lower Amur, Seaside, Mid-Amur. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Outside of Russia: North China, Korea
    It lives in clearings among meadow plants in the forests of different tipov- valley broad, oak forests, cedar forests. [2]. Irina Nikulina.

Larva food plants

  • Agrotis clavata (clavate bentgrass) family Poaceae (bluegrass) [2]. Irina Nikulina.

Additional info about Larva

  • Larvae pupate in the soil under the plant substrate [103]. Irina Nikulina.

Overwintering stage

  • Caterpillar Personal communication. Sergei Kotov.

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Yuri Semejkin, Vladimir Mescheryakov.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov, Irina Nikulina.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

Comments

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29.01.2014 17:41, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Over-wintering stage: No formalized data → Larva.

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