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Cabera pusaria (Linnaeus, 1758)

Самец  (Cabera pusaria)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Geometroidea family Geometridae subfamily Ennominae tribe Caberini genus Cabera → species Cabera pusaria

Species name(s)

Cabera pusaria (Linnaeus, 1758).

Common White Wave

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:5147

Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic.

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; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #19. Sredneobsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #21. Severo-Yeniseisky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #25. Tuvinsky; #26. Predbaikalsky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #38. Sakhalin; #40. Primorsky.

Forewing length

14—15 mm.

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

Самец  (Cabera pusaria)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Length of front wing - up to 1.5 cm. The front wings have three, and the rear - two transverse bands of brownish color, which alone into each other (from the front wings to the rear). Similar appearance -Cabera exanthemata(see differences. Link). [5]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia and 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, Gorno-Altaisk, the European North-East, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, Transbaikalia, Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Karelia, Kola, Krasnoyarsk, Nizhne-Amur, Prealtay,Of Baikal, Pribaikalskiy, Primorye, Sakhalin, the North-Yenisei, Mid-Amur, the Volga-Average, Average Urals, Sredneobskaya, Tuva, South West Siberian, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Andorra, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Ireland, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania , Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway (mainland), the Channel Islands, Poland,Portugal (mainland), Russia, Romania, Northern Ireland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • Habitat: moderate Europe, both in the lowlands and in the mountains. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • C end of April to mid-August. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Butterflies fly slowly at a filling meadows and deciduous forests, parks and gardens and along the banks of reservoirs, not only at night but during the day (much less commonly Cabera pusaria day hiding in the back of the leaves of plants). [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • Caterpillars are found from June to September. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Betula, Salix, Alnus, Quercus and other trees and shrubs. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Willow, birch and alder and elm. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Boris Novikov, Irina Nikulina.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

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