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Lomaspilis marginata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Имаго  (Lomaspilis marginata)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Geometroidea family Geometridae subfamily Ennominae tribe Cassymini genus Lomaspilis → species Lomaspilis marginata

Species name(s)

Lomaspilis marginata (Linnaeus, 1758).

Clouded Border

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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; #15. Severo-Uralsky; #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; #31. Yuzhno-Yakutsky; #34. Kamchatsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #38. Sakhalin; #39. Yuzhno-Kurilsky; #40. Primorsky.

Forewing length

10—12 mm.

Primary colors

Brown/Gray/Black, White.

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

Over-wintering stage

Pupa.

Имаго  (Lomaspilis marginata)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Length of front wing - from 1 to 1.2 cm. Wings white on the edges and on the border of the dark spots, in addition, there is a dark spot in the middle of the front wings. There are many forms that differ in the size of dark spots. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Ireland, Italy, 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, Kamchatka, Karelian, Kola, Krasnoyarsk, Nizhny-Amur,Prealtay, of Baikal, Pribaikalskiy, Primorye, Sakhalin, the North Urals, Mid-Amur, the Volga-Average, Average Urals, Sredneobskaya, Tuva, South West Siberian Yuzhno-Kuril, South Ural, South Yakutia. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Andorra, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, the British Isles, France, Germany, Denmark (mainland), Ireland, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Latvia, Liechtenstein, 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.
  • Distribution: deciduous forests of Europe and Asia. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • It gives two generations from April to August. In the case of unfavorable conditions for the life of the second generation may be incomplete or even absent, while butterflies fly from May to early August. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Fringed Moth found in the water meadows, forest edges, roadsides and fields, swamps and wild gardens and parks. Fly day and night. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • The larvae occur from August to September, and from June to July. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Salix, Betula, Populus, Corylus avellana. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Caterpillars feed on Lomaspilis marginata goat willow (Salix caprea), aspen (Populus tremula), hazel (Corylus) and birch (Betula). [5]. Peter Khramov.

Overwintering stage

  • Pupa. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Lomaspilis marginata

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Evgeny Komarov, Irina Nikulina.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

Comments

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30.01.2014 19:48, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Over-wintering stage: No formalized data → Pupa.

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