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Minoa murinata (Scopoli, 1763)

Имаго  (Minoa murinata)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Geometroidea family Geometridae subfamily Larentiinae tribe Asthenini genus Minoa → species Minoa murinata

Species name(s)

Minoa murinata (Scopoli, 1763).

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Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic.

Russia regions

#9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #19. Sredneobsky*; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #26. Predbaikalsky; #31. Yuzhno-Yakutsky.

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

Forewing length

7—9 mm.

Primary colors

Yellow, Brown/Gray/Black.

Flight time

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

Over-wintering stage

Ova.

Имаго  (Minoa murinata)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Length of front wing - only 0.7-0.9 cm. Kind of nice to be determined on the monochrome gray front and rear wings, without a pattern. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part of France, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, Gorno-Altaisk, the European Central Black Soil, Western Caucasus, Krasnoyarsk, Lower Volga, Prealtay, of Baikal, Mid-Volzhsky, Sredneobskaya (?), South-West-Siberian, South Ural, South -Yakutsky. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Andorra, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova Netherlands, Poland, Portugal (mainland), Russia, Romania, Sicily,Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • Area - all of Europe, often in mountainous and hilly areas. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • From late May to late July. Sometimes it gives the second generation, which flies to September. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Moths fly day and night - for a filling, wet meadows, along the banks of reservoirs, there are in the mountain meadows. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • Track Minoa murinata live from May to June. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Euphorbia. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Cypress spurge (Euphorbia cyparissias). [5]. Peter Khramov.

Overwintering stage

  • Winters egg near the ground. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Minoa murinata

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Andrej Makara, Paolo Mazzei.

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 20:53, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Over-wintering stage: No formalized data → Ova.

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