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Pycnarmon lactiferalis (Walker, 1859)

Имаго  Pycnarmon lactiferalis


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Pyraloidea family Crambidae subfamily Spilomelinae genus Pycnarmon → species Pycnarmon lactiferalis

Species name(s)

Pycnarmon lactiferalis (Walker, 1859).


Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic, Indo-Malayan.

Russia regions

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


13—15 mm.

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Swipe KRL. 13-15 mm. Antennae simple, filamentous. The labial palps thin, directed forward and upward, all three segment clearly distinguished, white, end joint of smooth, sharp. The maxillary palps short, with long hair, white. Proboscis and eyes are. The forehead is smooth, snow-white. Crown and nape and white, but the raised scales.
    Per.krl.White, with a slight yellowish tint, with black small round spots, of which 2 in the costal margin with a white center. Fringe white. The rear. KRL. and as the front fringe KRL.
    In the lane. KRL. ribs R1 and R2 are free vein R2 and the common trunk veins R3 and R4 together to a small distance; veins M2 and M3 are moving away from the middle of the cell separately. On zadn.krl.veins M2 and M3 are also free. [113]. Yuri Semejkin.


  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Lower Amur, Seaside. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Russia (southern Khabarovsk and Primorye Territory), China, the peninsula of Korea, Japan, India, Indonesia. [113]. Yuri Semejkin.

Larva food plants

  • In Primorye, at Gornotaёzhnoy station caterpillars collected 26.06. 2000 on shporotsvetnike cut, pupated 1.07. 2000 and butterflies flew 12.07. 2000 [113]. Yuri Semejkin.


Photo: Yuri Semejkin.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Yuri Semejkin.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.



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29.01.2014 10:58, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Palaearctic, Indo-Malayan. Wingspan: No formalized data → 13—15 mm.

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