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Macrothylacia rubi (Linnaeus, 1758)

Имаго  (Macrothylacia rubi)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Lasiocampoidea family Lasiocampidae subfamily Lasiocampinae tribe Macrothylaciini genus Macrothylacia → species Macrothylacia rubi

Species name(s)

Macrothylacia rubi (Linnaeus, 1758) = Phalaena rubi Linnaeus, 1758 = pygmaea Reuter, 1893 = Macrothylacia alfacaria Ribbe 1910 = Macrothylacia approximata Tutt 1902 = Macrothylacia approximata Berge 1910 = Macrothylacia basigrisea Lempke 1960 = Macrothylacia beyeri Linstow 1911 = Macrothylacia bicolor Lempke 1960 = Macrothylacia brevipennis Cockayne 1951 = Macrothylacia brunnea Lempke 1937 = Macrothylacia conjuncta Tutt 1902 = Macrothylacia conjuncta Closs 1917 = Macrothylacia dissimilis Tutt 1902 = Macrothylacia fasciata Tutt 1902 = Macrothylacia ferruginea Tutt 1902 = Macrothylacia grisea Tutt 1902 = Macrothylacia monogrammica Cockayne 1951 = Macrothylacia montana Bergmann 1953 = Macrothylacia obsoleta Tutt 1902 = Macrothylacia pallida Tutt 1902 = Macrothylacia pallida Thierry-Mieg 1910 = Macrothylacia pallidior Cockayne 1951 = Macrothylacia pygmaea Reuter 1893 = Macrothylacia rufa Tutt 1902 = Macrothylacia separata Tutt 1902 = Macrothylacia suffusa Closs & Hannemann 1917 = Macrothylacia transfuga Krulikovski 1908 = Macrothylacia unilinea Tutt 1902 = Macrothylacia virgata Rebel 1910 = Macrothylacia virgata Tutt 1902.

Fox Moth

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:6279

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*; #15. Severo-Uralsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky*; #26. Predbaikalsky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky.

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

Forewing length

28—35 mm.

Primary colors

Brown/Gray/Black.

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

Самка  (Macrothylacia rubi)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Длина переднего крыла может составлять от 2,8 до 3,5 см. Самцы Macrothylacia rubi темно-коричневые, меньше самок по размеру, но с роскошными гребневидными усами. Самки, соответственно, крупнее, с толстым брюшком и узкими усиками. На передних крыльях и самцов, и самок 2 поперечных полоски, при этом у обоих полов отсутствуют белые срединные пятна на передних крыльях, что отличает бабочек малинного коконопряда от многих других коконопрядов (шелкопрядов). [85]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part of 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, Trans-Baikal, Kaliningrad, Karelia, Krasnoyarsk, Lower Volga (?) Prealtay, of Baikal, Pribaikalskiy, North Urals, Mid-Amur, Mid-Volzhsky, Mid-Ural, South West Siberian, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Ireland, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica, Latvia , Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Netherlands, Norway (mainland)Channel Islands, Poland, Portugal (mainland), Russia, Romania, Northern Ireland, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • Ареал: почти вся Европа, Сибирь. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • Лёт с середины мая по июль. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Местообитания: поляны смешанных лесов и луга. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • Гусеницы малинного коконопряда встречаются с августа по апрель следующего года. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Gramineae, Betula, Salix, Populus, Vicia, Rubus, Trifolium, Vaccinium, Geranium. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Ежевика, малина, люцерна, дуб. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Larva

  • Цвет тела личинок — бархатисто-серый, «с черно-синими вырезками и красно-бурыми волосками». В молодости гусеницы черные, скрасно-желтыми поясками. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Pupa

  • Куколка черная, на заднем конце несет короткие волоски. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Macrothylacia rubi

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Sergey Talanov, Andrej Makara.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

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