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Thera variata (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775)

Имаго  (Thera variata)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Geometroidea family Geometridae subfamily Larentiinae tribe Cidariini genus Thera → species Thera variata

Species name(s)

Thera variata (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775) = Geometra variata Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775.

Spruce Carpet

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:5442

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; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #19. Sredneobsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #25. Tuvinsky; #26. Predbaikalsky.

Primary colors

Brown/Gray/Black.

Имаго  (Thera variata)

Detailed information with references

Distribution

  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Spain, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, 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, Gorno-Altaisk, the European North-East, the European North-West, the European Central European South taiga, the Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Karelia, Kola, Krasnoyarsk, Prealtay, of Baikal, Mid-Volzhsky, Average -Uralsky, Sredneobskaya, Tuva,South West Siberian, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Andorra, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway (mainland), Poland, Russia, Romania,Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Pinus, Picea, Abies. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Thera variata

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Nikolai Vladimirov.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

Comments

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02.01.2014 19:47, Eddy Verfaillie

Following external caracteristics, there is no possibility to make a difference between variata and britannica. For the males, there is a difference in the antennae, only visible after enlargement. Otherwise, only genital examination can give a definite answer.

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