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Idaea dimidiata (Hufnagel, 1767)

Самка  (Idaea dimidiata)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Geometroidea family Geometridae subfamily Sterrhinae tribe Idaeini genus Idaea → species Idaea dimidiata

Species name(s)

Idaea dimidiata (Hufnagel, 1767) = scutulata (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) = scutata (Fabricius, 1787) = Geometra scutularia Hübner, [1799] = delictata (Prout, 1913) = roseata (Turati, 1913) = antiaurica (Wehrli, 1931) = tauricola (Wehrli, 1934).

Single-dotted Wave

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:5788

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; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #19. Sredneobsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #25. Tuvinsky; #28. Zabaikalsky.

Forewing length

6—9 mm.

Primary colors

Brown/Gray/Black, 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

Over-wintering stage

Larva.

Имаго  (Idaea dimidiata)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Length of front wing from 0.6 to 0.9 cm. In front wings between the fringe and the lateral stripe - the dark spots. The transverse strips are often interrupted. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Crete, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, USSR - the 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-West, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, Transbaikalia, Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Karelia, Krasnoyarsk, Lower Volga, Prealtay, Mid-Volzhsky, Average -Uralsky, Sredneobskaya, Tuva,South West Siberian, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Austria, Baleares, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Ireland, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland) Cyprus, Corsica, Crete, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Netherlands,Norway (mainland), the Channel Islands, Poland, Portugal (mainland), Romania, Russia, Sardinia, Northern Ireland, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • Habitats is almost the whole of Europe, in the east - to the Near East. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • It flies from late June to late September. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Idaea dimidiata caught in the gardens, the meadows and forest edges, on flood plains. It prefers relatively damp habitats. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • The caterpillar lives from September to May, hibernates. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Decayed leaves on the soil, forest litter and withered grasses. [5]. Peter Khramov.
  • St. John's wort (Hypericum), Dandelion (Taraxacum) Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Overwintering stage

  • Caterpillar. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Idaea dimidiata

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Andrey Ponomarev, Vitaly Gumenuk.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

Comments

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30.01.2014 22:14, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Over-wintering stage: No formalized data → Larva.

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