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Deilephila porcellus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Самка  (Deilephila porcellus)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Bombycoidea family Sphingidae subfamily Macroglossinae tribe Macroglossini subtribe Choerocampina genus Deilephila → species Deilephila porcellus

Species name(s)

Deilephila porcellus (Linnaeus, 1758) = Choerocampa porcellus (Linnaeus, 1758) = Sphinx porcellus Linnaeus, 1758 = lutescens (Cockerell, 1887) = clara (Tutt, 1904) = hibernica (Tutt, 1904) = indistincta (Tutt, 1904) = scotica (Tutt, 1904) = suffusa (Tutt, 1904) = galbana (Gillmer, 1910) = flavocincta (Wize, 1917) = Metopsilus porcellus colossus A. Bang-Haas, 1906 = Pergesa porcellus porca O. Bang-Haas, 1927 = Pergesa suellus sus O. Bang-Haas, 1927 = wesloeensis (Knoch, 1929) = Pergesa suellus rosea Zerny, 1933 = cingulata (O. Bang-Haas, 1934) = Pergesa suellus kuruschi O. Bang-Haas, 1938 = decolor Cockayne, 1953 = warneckei Capuse, 1963 = Deilephila suellus kashgoulii Ebert, 1977 = Pergesa porcellus sinkiangensis Chu & Wang, 1980 = Eumorpha suellus gissarodarvasica Shchetkin, 1981 = sibirica (Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1992) = songoricus Eitschberger & Lukhtanov, 1996 = Deilephila porcellus colossus = Deilephila porcellus suellus.

Small Elephant Hawk-moth

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:2821

Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic.

Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky*; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #25. Tuvinsky*; #26. Predbaikalsky*; #27. Pribaikalsky; #28. Zabaikalsky.

* An asterisk denotes a region for which the species is listed as an migrant or information that requires additional checking.

Forewing length

22—24 mm.

Primary colors

Red, Yellow, Green.

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

Over-wintering stage

Pupa.

Имаго  (Deilephila porcellus)

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Choerocampa porcellus. [3]. Peter Khramov.

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Length of front wing - up to 2.4 cm, respectively, significantly less than the butterflyDeilephila elpenor- the average wine hawk, although similar to a color and pattern as the wings and abdomen. Also, unlike its congener medium, at wine small hawk not two lines on the back, and only one. But all the same large, expressive eyes. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part Turkey - European part, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasian (?), Gorno-Altaisk, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, Transbaikalia, Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Krasnoyarsk, Lower Volga, Prealtay, of Baikal (?) Pribaikalskiy, Mid-Volzhsky, Mid-Ural, Tuva (?), South-West-Siberian, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Andorra, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Ireland, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, the Netherlands,Norway (mainland), the Channel Islands, Poland, Portugal (mainland), Romania, Russia, Sardinia, Northern Ireland, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • He lives across Europe, in the Alps - to 1600 m. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • Flight of time: middle of May - the beginning of July. In the south of Central Europe is the second generation. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Habitat - floodplain forests along streams and rivers. Butterflies are actively flying to the light. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • Caterpillars pink hawk carousing from July to August. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Galium, Rubia, Epilobium, Chamaenerion angustifolium. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Cyprus, bedstraw, touchy. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Larva

  • In color may be different - the brilliant green, brownish, blackish ... As larvae average wine hawk, oculate have 4 spots and a horn at the end of the abdomen is still less than the average. Weave a cocoon. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Egg

  • Eggs are attached one for forage plants. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Overwintering stage

  • Pupa. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Deilephila porcellus

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Andrey Sazykin, Evgeny Komarov.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

Comments

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30.01.2014 20:53, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Over-wintering stage: No formalized data → Pupa.

23.02.2011 10:10, Evgeny Komarov

View transferred from generation to generation Deilephila Choerocampa.

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