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Diurnea fagella (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775)

Самец  (Diurnea fagella)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Gelechioidea family Chimabachidae genus Diurnea → species Diurnea fagella

Species name(s)

Diurnea fagella (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775).

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:3289

Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic.

Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky.

Forewing length

9—12 mm.

Primary colors

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  (Diurnea fagella)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Length of front wing - from 0.9 to 1.2 cm. There is a sexual demorfizm - wings females reduced by half, pinnacled, whereas in males the wings more, and their tops - more rounded. The front wings are gray with dark pattern of spots and strokes. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, the Soviet Union - the European part, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden , Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, the European Central Black Earth, Central European, Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Mid-Volzhsky, Middle Urals. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Denmark (mainland), Ireland, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova , Netherlands, Norway (mainland), the Channel Islands, Poland,Portugal (mainland), Russia, Romania, Northern Ireland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • The area - Europe, in the east - to the Minor and Central Asia. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • From March to May. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Places volley - deciduous forests, forest-steppe areas. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • There are between June and September. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Beech and other deciduous trees. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Larva

  • Caterpillar green with a brown head. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Vlad Proklov.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

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