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Eupithecia conterminata (Lienig, 1846)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Geometroidea family Geometridae subfamily Larentiinae tribe Eupitheciini genus Eupithecia → species Eupithecia conterminata

Species name(s)

Eupithecia conterminata (Lienig, 1846).


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #2. Kolsky; #3. Karelsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #6. Evropeisky Severo-Vostochny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #26. Predbaikalsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #40. Primorsky.


15—17 mm.

Flight time

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

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan: 15-17 mm. Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.


  • Austria, Denmark, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Slovakia and the Soviet Union - the European part, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: European North-East, North-Western European, Central European, Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Karelia, Kola, of Baikal, Primorye, Amur-Average, Average Urals, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Austria, Belarus, Germany, Denmark (mainland), Latvia, Lithuania, Norway (mainland), Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Finland, France (mainland), Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia. [10]. Peter Khramov.


  • May June Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Larva lifespan

  • Late July - mid-August. Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Larva food plants

  • Spruce (Pícea) Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Overwintering stage

  • Chrysalis Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Subspecies Eupithecia conterminata


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.



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27.05.2015 6:44, Vasiliy Feoktistov

I think unfairly here pared down to one person pervoopisatelya name :)
In my opinion it is necessary to correct the name of the species in the Eupithecia conterminata (Lienig & Zeller, 1846) .

27.05.2015 6:14, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Wingspan: No formalized data → 15—17 mm. Flight time: No formalized data → May, June.

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