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Crocallis elinguaria (Linnaeus, 1758)

Имаго  (Crocallis elinguaria)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Geometroidea family Geometridae subfamily Ennominae tribe Gonodontini genus Crocallis → species Crocallis elinguaria

Species name(s)

Crocallis elinguaria (Linnaeus, 1758).

Scalloped Oak

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:5240

Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic.

Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #3. Karelsky; #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; #19. Sredneobsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #25. Tuvinsky; #26. Predbaikalsky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #40. Primorsky.

Forewing length

18—20 mm.

Primary colors

Yellow, 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  (Crocallis elinguaria)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Front wing grows up to 2 cm. The wings themselves are light yellow, with a dark median field, separated by dark horizontal stripes on basal and marginal fields. Inside the middle of the field - a dark spot. Hind wings a little lighter, there is a horizontal line and stain. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Crete, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part of 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-West, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, the Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Karelia, Krasnoyarsk, Prealtay, of Baikal, Pribaikalskiy, Seaside , Mid-Volzhsky,Average Urals, Sredneobskaya, Tuva, South West Siberian, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Ireland, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland) Crete, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania Luxembourg, Macedonia, Netherlands, Norway (mainland), the Channel Islands, Poland,Portugal (mainland), Russia, Romania, Northern Ireland, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • The area - temperate and cold zone, comes to the Arctic Circle. In Southern and Central Europe it is more often in the mountains (at altitudes up to 1500 m). [5]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • Flight from late June to late August. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • Larva Crocallis elinguaria will live from August to June. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Betula, Alnus, Corylus avellana, Salix, Populus, Ribes, Rosa, Rubus, Sorbus, Prunus, Tilia, Rhamnus, Calluna, Vaccinium, Syringa, Lonicera. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Gusenichka puhonogih yellow moths feed on blueberries, sometimes hawthorn and honeysuckle. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Crocallis elinguaria

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Andrey Ponomarev, Marija Jaunkunga.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

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