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Euthrix laeta (Walker, 1855)

Самец  (Euthrix laeta)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Lasiocampoidea family Lasiocampidae subfamily Pinarinae tribe Selenepherini genus Euthrix → species Euthrix laeta

Species name(s)

Euthrix laeta (Walker, 1855) = Cosmotriche laeta = Amydona laeta Walker, 1855 = sulphurea Aurivillius, 1879 = divisa Moore, 1879 = austrina Lajonquiére, 1978 = Philudoria laeta (Walker, 1855).


Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic, Indo-Malayan.

Russia regions

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

Имаго  (Euthrix laeta)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • The front wings are ovate-oblong, pointed at the tip and besides, bright, yellow-brick color, but that's not all. At the outer edge, separated by a thin line, these are the best wings purple, and at the bottom - bright, sulfur-yellow spot. In the middle of the wing - two white spots.Hind wings monochromatic red-brick, the base is still lighter. Chest butterfly painted with the same front and belly - with the rear wings. [13]. Peter Khramov.


  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Lower Amur, Seaside. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Korea, China, Japan and India. In Russia - in the south of the Ussuri region. [13]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Two-color lespedeza. [13]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Euthrix laeta


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Yuri Semejkin, Vitaly Gumenuk.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.



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14.07.2015 14:09, Yuri Semejkin

Distribution: It is necessary to fix .... to the south of the Ussuri region. He had been Primorsky Krai.

21.01.2014 12:19, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: Palaearctic → Palaearctic, Indo-Malayan.

21.01.2014 12:05, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Palaearctic.

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