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Eriogaster lanestris (Linnaeus, 1758)

Самец  (Eriogaster lanestris)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Lasiocampoidea family Lasiocampidae subfamily Lasiocampinae tribe Eriogastrini genus Eriogaster subgenus Eriogaster → species Eriogaster lanestris

Species name(s)

Eriogaster (Eriogaster) lanestris (Linnaeus, 1758) = Phalaena lanestris Linnaeus, 1758 = senecta Graeser, 1888 = borealis Caradja, 1895 = hungarica Daniel, 1935 = montana Traöger, 1956 = Eriogaster obsoleta Cockayne 1944 = Eriogaster deleta Cockayne 1950 = Eriogaster nigrosuffusa Smith 1954 = Rebel obsoleta Tutt, 1910 = Bombyx aavasaksae Teich, 1881 = Eriogaster quadrangulata Rebel 1910 = Eriogaster radiata Perrier 1957 = Eriogaster rufomarginata Closs & Hannemann 1917.

Small Eggar

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:6270

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; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky*; #15. Severo-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #19. Sredneobsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #22. Krasnoyarsky*; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #25. Tuvinsky*; #26. Predbaikalsky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #29. Zapadno-Yakutsky; #30. Vostochno-Yakutsky; #31. Yuzhno-Yakutsky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #40. Primorsky.

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

Forewing length

20—30 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

Имаго  (Eriogaster lanestris)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Длина переднего крыла — от 2 до 3 см. Для бабочки характерны 2 белых пятна на каждом переднем крыле и поперечная белая полоса на передних и на задних крыльях и красно-бурый фон на них же. Название вида пошло из-за густого опушения на заднем конце тела самки. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, the Soviet Union - the European part of Turkey - European part of Finland, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasian (?), Eastern Yakutia, Gorno-Altaisk, the European North-East, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, Transbaikalia, Western Caucasus, Western Yakutia, Kaliningrad, Karelia, Kola, Krasnoyarsk (?), Nizhne-Amur, Lower Volga, Prealtay, of Baikal, Pribaikalskiy, Seaside, North Urals, Mid-Volzhsky, Sredneobskaya, Tuva (?), South-West-Siberian, South Ural, South Yakutia. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Ireland, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg Macedonia, Netherlands, Norway (mainland), Poland, Russia, Romania, Northern Ireland,Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • Ареал Eriogaster lanestris — вся Европа, европейская часть России, Восточная Сибирь. В горах — до 1300 м. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • Лёт с середины марта до середины апреля, реже можно встретить осенью. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Местообитания: лесопарки и парки, аллеи. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • Гусеница пушистого коконопряда живет с мая по июль. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Betula, Alnus, Corylus avellana, Quercus, Salix, Populus, Rosa, Malus, Sorbus, Crataegus, Cotoneaster, Prunus, Tilia, Vaccinium. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Гусеница кормится на липах и березах, а также на ивах и терновнике, боярышнике, вишне и сливе. По кормовым предпочтениям вид схож с Eriogaster catax. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Larva

  • Живет обществами, в гнездовом мешке, в черновато-синем теле с двумя рядами красно-желтых с тонкими волосками пятен. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Pupa

  • Куколка охристо-желтая, в крепком, беловатом, бочкообразном коконе. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Egg

  • Яйца откладываются спиралеобразно на ветке, при этом самка густо покрывает их пухом — подобию E. catax. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Eriogaster lanestris

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Andrey Ponomarev, Svyatoslav Knyazev.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

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