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Herpetogramma magna (Butler, 1879)

Имаго  Herpetogramma magna


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

Species name(s)

Herpetogramma magna (Butler, 1879).


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

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


30—33 mm.

Flight time

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

Larva lifespan

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

Имаго  Herpetogramma magna

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Swipe KRL. 30-33 mm. Antennae simple, filamentous. The labial palps straight, densely covered with long hairs: the primary segment-white sand, the middle and the end-korichnevymi.Chelyustnye palps thin, act above the forehead, brown. Proboscis and eyes are. Forehead convex, smooth, brown. Crown and nape in cream protruding scales.
    Per.krl.brown or light brown, with a yellow spot in the middle cell, at the ends of which there are dark brown spots, and two transverse bands: brown interior line and a yellow outer strip bounded on both sides of dark brown scales, curved outwards in the cubital veins. Fringe brown. The rear. KRL.the same color as the front, with a median two-color stripe, yellow and dark brown, yellow costal margin at the base kryla.Bahromka as per. KRL.
    On per.krl. ribs R1, R2, R3, M2 and M3 are free. On zadn.krl. veins M2 and M3 depart from a single point. [113]. Yuri Semejkin.


  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Lower Amur, Seaside, Mid-Amur. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Russia (Khabarovsk and Primorsky Territory), China (including on-Taiwan). Peninsula of Korea, Japan, India, Sri Lanka. [113]. Yuri Semejkin.

Larva lifespan

  • From the second decade of May until the end of the first decade of June. At the end of the first decade of June pupation occurs Personal communication. Yuri Semejkin.

Larva food plants

  • Filipendula palmata, cacalia sp. Personal communication. Yuri Semejkin.
  • Asarum sieboldii Personal communication. Yuri Semejkin.
  • Larvae develop on leaves shporotsvetnika cut, ferns, nettles and Asteraceae; in Japan on a wild grapes. [113]. Yuri Semejkin.


Photos: Yuri Semejkin.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Yuri Semejkin.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.



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29.01.2014 10:43, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Palaearctic. Wingspan: No formalized data → 30—33 mm. Flight time: No formalized data → June. Caterpillar lifespan: No formalized data → May, June.

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