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Ninguta schrenckii (Menetries, 1859)

Имаго  (Ninguta schrenckii)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Nymphalidae subfamily Satyrinae tribe Elymniini subtribe Lethina genus Ninguta → species Ninguta schrenckii

Species name(s)

Ninguta schrenckii (Menetries, 1859) = Pronophila schrenkii Ménétriés, 1858 = Pararge schrenkii = Ninguta schrenkii Ménétriès, 1858.


Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic, Indo-Malayan.

Russia regions

#36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #38. Sakhalin; #40. Primorsky.

Primary colors


Flight time

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

Over-wintering stage


Имаго  (Ninguta schrenckii)

Detailed information with references


  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Lower Amur, Primorye, Sakhalin, Mid-Amur. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Outside of Russia in China, Korea, Japan
    . [2]. Irina Nikulina.


  • From July to the end of August in one generation [2]. Irina Nikulina.

Additional info about Imago

  • They live in lowland deciduous forests, among the thickets of willow-Cheremuhovo, on the banks of reservoirs. Butterflies hold sparse forest areas, forest edges. Sit on the trunks of trees vspugnutye- carried away into a thicket of underbrush [2]. Irina Nikulina.

Larva food plants

  • Carex japonica, Scirpus wichurae. [9]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Larva

  • Caterpillars of 1st instar green to black hairs live society. After wintering in the 2-3 age-eat crawl. The adult caterpillar thin, light green with dark green longitudinal lines and lighter back. At the head of the sharp horns. [2]. Irina Nikulina.


  • Dolly pendant light green or brown. Wing rudiments as if covered with a network of cracks, from the back line restricted the light. The head end of the two rozhkami.Za him on the back of a large keeled ledge. Cremaster yellow elongated. [2]. Irina Nikulina.


  • Eggs are whitish or yellowish, on the leaves of host plants in a row 10-20 pieces of chain [2]. Irina Nikulina.

Overwintering stage

  • Caterpillar [2]. Irina Nikulina.


Photos: Evgeny Komarov, Yuri Semejkin.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Irina Nikulina.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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30.01.2014 12:46, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Over-wintering stage: No formalized data → Larva.

04.11.2013 18:27, Peter Khramov

Forewing length: 101—11 mm → 101—110 mm.

03.11.2013 19:58, Irina Nikulina

Peter, another understudy here this kind They differ only in the year Menetries, 1859 (in the form-1858). Please note there is no spread in regions Sinev, which is here.

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