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Satyrium herzi (Fixsen, 1887)

Имаго  (Satyrium herzi)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Lycaenidae subfamily Theclinae tribe Eumaeini genus Satyrium → species Satyrium herzi

Species name(s)

Satyrium herzi (Fixsen, 1887) = Nordmannia herzi (Fixsen, 1887) = Thecla herzi Fixsen, 1887 = Strymon herzi = Fixsenia herzi = Fixenia herzi.


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

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

Flight time

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

Over-wintering stage


Имаго  (Satyrium herzi)

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Nordmannia herzi. [3]. Peter Khramov.


  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Trans-Baikal, the Lower Amur, Pribaikalskiy, Seaside, Mid-Amur. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Outside of Russia in China, Korea
    Dwells on the edges, Redin, in lowland deciduous forests, thinned stands of apple trees in parks and gardens .. [2]. Irina Nikulina.


  • From mid-June to early August [2]. Irina Nikulina.

Larva food plants

  • Pyrus ussuriensis (Ussuri pear) grow. of the genus Malus (Apple) - M. Mandschurica (apple Manchu), M. pallasiana (Malus baccata) and Padus asiatica (Asian cherries) [2]. Irina Nikulina.

Additional info about Larva

  • Caterpillar velvety, dark green, the ventral side svetlee- bluish-green. Head glossy-black. Caterpillars are found from the spring, sometimes appear in the mass, seriously damaging the trees [2]. Irina Nikulina.


  • Pupa light green on the back with a wide diamond pattern of dark brown-violet color. [2]. Irina Nikulina.


  • Eggs with Candle outgrowths at the edges of the triangular porous cells [2]. Irina Nikulina.


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Vladimir Mescheryakov, Yuri Semejkin.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Irina Nikulina.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.



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29.01.2014 22:28, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Palaearctic. Flight time: No formalized data → June, July, August. Over-wintering stage: No formalized data → Larva.

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