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Polyploca ridens (Fabricius, 1787)

Имаго  Polyploca ridens


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Drepanoidea family Drepanidae subfamily Thyatirinae genus Polyploca → species Polyploca ridens

Species name(s)

Polyploca ridens (Fabricius, 1787) = Noctua ridens Fabricius, 1787 = flavicornis (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) = putris (Rottemburg, 1776) = nitens (de Villers, 1789) = Phalaena xanhoceros Borkhausen, 1792 = Phalaena (Noctua) chrysoceras Beckwith, 1794 = boulberti Lucas in litt. = singularis Houlbert, 1921 = neoridens Parenzan, 1976 = Noctua chrysoceras Beckwith, 1794 = Noctua putris Rottemburg, 1776 = Polyploca bilinea Lempke 1960 = Polyploca concinna Warren 1912 = Polyploca erythrocephala Esper 1786 = Polyploca interrupta Tutt 1888 = Polyploca interrupta-alba Tutt 1891 = Polyploca interrupta-ochrea Tutt 1891 = Polyploca nigricans Spuler 1908 = Polyploca unicolor Cockayne 1951 = Polyploca variegata Spuler 1908.


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky.

Имаго  Polyploca ridens

Detailed information with references


  • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part of France, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden , Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, the European North-West, Kaliningrad, Mid-Volzhsky, Middle Urals. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Andorra, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Denmark (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Netherlands Norway (mainland), Poland, Portugal (mainland), Russia, Romania,Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden and Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Quercus. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Polyploca ridens


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

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Text data: Peter Khramov.

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