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Alsophila aescularia (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775)

Имаго  (Alsophila aescularia)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Geometroidea family Geometridae subfamily Alsophilinae genus Alsophila → species Alsophila aescularia

Species name(s)

Alsophila aescularia (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775) = Geometra aescularia Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 = Phalaena hirtaria Fabricius, 1776 = Phalaena hirsutaria Fabricius, 1781 = Geometra apteraria Haworth, 1809 = Phalaena (Geometra) murinaria = Phalaena (Geometra) liustriaria.

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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; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky.

Forewing length

13—16 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  (Alsophila aescularia)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Length of front wing from 1.3 to 1.6 cm color from gray to brown, cross-toothed strips, rear wings at all without a pattern. Females are wingless, dark, almost black, with long legs: bad run. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part of France, Czech Republic Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, Central European, European southern taiga, the Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Mid-Volzhsky, South Ural. [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), Latvia, Lithuania Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway (mainland), the Channel Islands,Poland, Portugal (mainland), Romania, Russia, Sardinia, Northern Ireland, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • Moderate Europe. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • Fly Elm Moth begins in February and continues until early May. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Butterflies are found mixed-deciduous forests. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • Caterpillars are found from April to July [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Quercus, Betula, Prunus, Fagus, Ulmus, Salix. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Fruit and deciduous trees. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Overwintering stage

  • Winters doll. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Alsophila aescularia

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Evgeny Komarov, Marija Jaunkunga.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

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