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Acropteris iphiata (Guenee, 1857)

Имаго  Acropteris iphiata


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Geometroidea family Uraniidae subfamily Microniinae genus Acropteris → species Acropteris iphiata

Species name(s)

Acropteris iphiata (Guenee, 1857).


Russia regions

#40. Primorsky.

Имаго  Acropteris iphiata

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • The front wings with sickle priostrёnnoy top, the rear fenders with barely planned projection at the end of the M3. The wings are white, with a pattern of brownish-gray stripes and lines.The front wings are two similar wedge-shaped strip 3 and a thin line in the field podkraevom oblique to the outer edge of the wings, which bear against the bright brown apical smear; on the rear fenders are stripes and lines are located across the wings.
    The genus of 11 species. In Russia, one kind. [130]. Yuri Semejkin.


  • Regions of the Russian Federation: Seaside. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • South Primorye.
    Outside Russia: -Japan, Korea Peninsula, China, North India, Myanmar, Malaysia [130]. Yuri Semejkin.


  • Late June-early August. [130]. Yuri Semejkin.

Larva food plants

  • Caterpillars on Metaplexis japonica (Japanese metapleksis) [130]. Yuri Semejkin.


Photos: Irina Nikulina, Yuri Semejkin.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Yuri Semejkin.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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