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Phigalia pilosaria (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775)

Имаго  Phigalia pilosaria


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Geometroidea family Geometridae subfamily Ennominae tribe Bistonini genus Phigalia → species Phigalia pilosaria

Species name(s)

Phigalia pilosaria (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775) = Apocheima pilosaria Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 = Geometra pilosaria Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 = pedaria (Fabricius, 1787).


Zoogeographical regions


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; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky.


42—46 mm.

Primary colors


Flight time

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Самка  Phigalia pilosaria

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Apocheima pilosaria. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan: 42 - 46 mm. Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.


  • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part of Turkey - 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 North-West, the European Central Black Earth, Central European, European southern taiga, the Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Mid-Volzhsky, Middle Urals, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Ireland, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia , Netherlands, Norway (mainland), the Channel Islands, Poland,Portugal (mainland), Russia, Romania, Northern Ireland, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.


  • March, April Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Larva food plants

  • Alnus, Quercus, Fagus, Prunus, Hippophae rhamnoides, Rhamnus. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Oak (Quercus), Elm (Ulmus), linden (Tilia), The turn (Prunus spinosa), Aspen (Populus tremula), maple (Acer), pear (Pyrus), Hawthorn (Crataegus), birch (Betula), Hornbeam (Carpinus ), hazel (Corylus) Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Subspecies Phigalia pilosaria


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Sergey Novitckiy, Andrey Ponomarev.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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10.06.2015 20:54, Shamil Murtazin

Dolly in her land, or what?

05.04.2015 12:52, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Wingspan: No formalized data → 42—46 mm. Flight time: No formalized data → March, April.

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