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Neozephyrus brillantinus (Staudinger, 1887)

Самец  Neozephyrus brillantinus


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Lycaenidae subfamily Theclinae tribe Theclini genus Neozephyrus → species Neozephyrus brillantinus

Species name(s)

Neozephyrus brillantinus (Staudinger, 1887) = Thecla brillantina Staudinger, 1887 = Neozephyrus evanidus Murayama, 1947? = Neozephirus brillantinus = aurorinus = coruscans = Chrysozephyrus brillantinus (Staudinger, 1887).


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#40. Primorsky.

Forewing length

18—21 mm.

Flight time

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

Самец  Neozephyrus brillantinus

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Discal strokes separated from the background light stripes, only the bottom on the front wings. At the bottom of the rear wings at the front edge of the basal stroke there. When wetted with alcohol stain top wings male becomes a bronze. The length of the forewings of males 20-21, females 18-21. [130]. Yuri Semejkin.


  • Regions of the Russian Federation: Seaside. [3]. Peter Khramov.


  • July-September. [112]. Yuri Semejkin.

Larva lifespan

  • At home, the first ten days of June to the middle of the third decade of June Personal communication. Yuri Semejkin.

Larva food plants

  • Quercus mongolica Personal communication. Yuri Semejkin.
  • Track on various kinds of oak. [130]. Yuri Semejkin.


  • At home pupate June 24, 2011 g, butterfly July 3, 2011 g Personal communication. Yuri Semejkin.

Subspecies Neozephyrus brillantinus


Photos: Vladimir Mescheryakov.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Yuri Semejkin.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.



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12.08.2016 9:40, Peter Khramov The taxons were merged.

Neozephyrus brillantinus and Chrysozephyrus brillantinus were merged.

07.08.2016 11:56, Evgeny Komarov

Комментарий к виду Chrysozephyrus brillantinus (удален из базы 12.08.2016 9:40): И это аналогичная история - дубль Neozephyrus brillantinus (по Синеву!). Ирина два года тому писала об этом! Я не могу, увы, объединить эти таксоны!

10.04.2014 0:07, Irina Nikulina

And that - that's double of Again on Sinev rightNeozephyrus brillantinus

29.01.2014 16:53, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Palaearctic. Forewing length: No formalized data → 18—21 mm. Flight time: No formalized data → July, August, September.

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