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Thyatira batis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Имаго  (Thyatira batis)


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

Species name(s)

Thyatira batis (Linnaeus, 1758) = Phalaena batis Linnaeus, 1758 = Thyatira vicina pallida Rothschild, 1926 = Thyatira rubrescens Werny, 1966 = Thyatira albopunctata Spuler 1908 = Thyatira conflua Rebel 1910 = Thyatira confluens Marschner 1908 = Thyatira confluens Reuter 1890 = Thyatira derosea Maurer 1909 = Thyatira indecorata Turner 1926 = Thyatira juncta Tutt 1891 = Thyatira phaea Dannehl 1926 = Thyatira variabilis Turner 1926.



Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #2. Kolsky; #3. Karelsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #6. Evropeisky Severo-Vostochny; #7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #19. Sredneobsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #25. Tuvinsky; #26. Predbaikalsky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #38. Sakhalin; #39. Yuzhno-Kurilsky; #40. Primorsky.

Forewing length

15—19 mm.

Primary colors

Red, Green, Brown/Gray/Black.

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

Имаго  (Thyatira batis)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Length of front wing - from 1.5 to 1.9 cm. On the wing - pink spots ringed with white background wing - dark gray. Hind wings brown, with a light stripe down the middle. At rest, the wings of a butterfly roof-folds, hiding under the front not only the rear fenders, and trunk. [5]. Peter Khramov.


  • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, 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, Western Caucasus, of Baikal, Mid-Volzhsky, Chukotka. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Andorra, Austria, 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, Netherlands, Norway (mainland)Channel Islands, Poland, Portugal (mainland), Romania, Russia, Sardinia, Northern Ireland, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • All of Europe to 64 ° to the north and up to 1500 m in the mountains. [5]. Peter Khramov.


  • From late May to early July. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Pink sovkovidka - a lover of forest glades and slopes with blackberry and raspberry. And gardens - also with blackberry and raspberry. It flies at dusk and at night, attracted by light and lures. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • Caterpillar Thyatria batis occurs from August to September. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Rubus. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Blackberries and raspberries. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Larva

  • The young caterpillars can boast of a white spot on the back, and all the pink color of the larvae varies between sovkovidki rusty-red and brown. On average and eleventh segments have small horns. [5]. Peter Khramov.


  • Eggs are laid in small groups on the edge of the leaves of raspberry or blackberry. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Thyatira batis


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Nikolai Vladimirov, Sergey Talanov.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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04.12.2013 23:05, Peter Khramov

It looks like a mistake when filling. Fixed.

22.11.2013 14:26, Peter Khramov

Borneo Borneo something, and that's why the site is not all regions for this species are listed - is unclear. Well, the boom to check ...

22.11.2013 9:33, Dmitriy Pozhogin

This form is even on for. Borneo

20.11.2013 21:40, Irina Nikulina

Peter, here it is necessary to correct "Distribution" (by region). This species occurs in at least 27 regions (of Sinev).

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