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Ourapteryx sambucaria (Linnaeus, 1758)

Имаго  (Ourapteryx sambucaria)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Geometroidea family Geometridae subfamily Ennominae tribe Ourapterygini genus Ourapteryx → species Ourapteryx sambucaria

Species name(s)

Ourapteryx sambucaria (Linnaeus, 1758) = Phalaena sambucaria Linnaeus, 1758.

Swallow-tailed Moth

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:5296

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; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #19. Sredneobsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky*; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky.

* An asterisk denotes a region for which the species is listed as an migrant or information that requires additional checking.

Forewing length

23—25 mm.

Primary colors

Orange, 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

Имаго  (Ourapteryx sambucaria)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Переднее крыло до 2,5 см, желтовато-белая окраска, нежно-коричневые поперечные полоски на крыльях и маленькие хвостики на задних крыльях с милыми пятнышками у основания — и правда красивая пяденица. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • 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-West, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, the Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Krasnoyarsk, Lower Volga, Prealtay, Mid-Volzhsky, Average -Uralsky, Sredneobskaya, 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), Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg Macedonia, 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.
  • Ареал — умеренная Европа. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • Бабочка летает с середины июня до конца июля. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Летает по садам и заливным лугам, лиственным лесам. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • Гусеницу крылохвостки можно найти с августа по июнь (зимует). [85]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Sambucus, Hedera, Lonicera. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Бузина с ломоносом. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Overwintering stage

  • Гусеница. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Evgeny Komarov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

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