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Oreta pulchripes Butler, 1877

Имаго  Oreta pulchripes


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Drepanoidea family Drepanidae subfamily Drepaninae tribe Oretini genus Oreta → species Oreta pulchripes

Species name(s)

Oreta pulchripes Butler, 1877 = Oreta calceolaria Butler, 1877 = Oreta auripes Butler, 1879 = Oreta thermidora Hampson, 1914 = Oreta pulchripes chosenoreta Bryk, 1949 = Psiloreta pulchripes = Oreta calceolaria Butler 1877 = Psiloreta thermidora Hampson, 1914 = Oreta chosenoreta Bryk 1948.


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

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

Flight time

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

Имаго  Oreta pulchripes

Detailed information with references


  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Lower Amur, Seaside, Mid-Amur. [3]. Peter Khramov.


  • Flight of butterflies from the end of the second decade of June until the first of July. [127]. Yuri Semejkin.

Larva food plants

  • Viburnum Sargentii [127]. Yuri Semejkin.

Additional info about Larva

  • The caterpillar greenish-brown to darker head. On both sides of the same color are arranged dark triangular spot skhodyaschtesya peaks on the back. The last segment is very long, pointed, green with dark rings. Starting from it, runs along the back of the black line. . Happy caterpillar rests open on the leaves on top.Pupate on the tree, between the two glued listmi. [127]. Yuri Semejkin.

Subspecies Oreta pulchripes


Photos: Irina Nikulina.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Yuri Semejkin.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.



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30.01.2014 14:25, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Palaearctic. Flight time: No formalized data → June, July.

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