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Marumba quercus (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775)

Имаго  (Marumba quercus)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Bombycoidea family Sphingidae subfamily Smerinthinae tribe Smerinthini genus Marumba → species Marumba quercus

Species name(s)

Marumba quercus (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775) = Sphix quercus Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 = denisii (Fuessly, 1779) = brunnescens Rebel, 1910 = canescens Closs, 1922 = pallescens Closs, 1922 = costimacula O. Bang-Haas, 1938 = Marumba quercus mesopotamica O. Bang-Haas, 1938 = Marumba quercus schirasi O. Bang-Haas, 1938 = pallida Vilarrubia, 1973.

Oak Hawk-moth


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#8. Evropeisky Tsentralny*; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky*; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky*; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky.

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

Primary colors

Yellow, Brown/Gray/Black.

Имаго  (Marumba quercus)

Detailed information with references


  • Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Hungary, Greece, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Portugal, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part of Turkey - European part of France, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, the European Central Black Earth, Central European (?), Western Caucasus, Lower Volga (?) Mid-Volzhsky (?). [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Germany, Greece (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica, Crete, Macedonia, Moldova, Portugal (mainland), Russia, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic,Switzerland, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Quercus. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Marumba quercus


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Evgeny Komarov.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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