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Malacosoma castrensis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Самец  (Malacosoma castrensis)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Lasiocampoidea family Lasiocampidae subfamily Malacosomatinae tribe Malacosomatini genus Malacosoma subgenus Clisiocampa → species Malacosoma castrensis

Species name(s)

Malacosoma (Clisiocampa) castrensis (Linnaeus, 1758) = Malacosoma castrense (Linnaeus, 1758) = Phalaena castrensis Linnaeus, 1758 = halphila Stauder, 1915 = Malacosoma albescens Cockayne 1951 = Malacosoma angustata Grünberg 1911 = Malacosoma approximata Lempke 1960 = Malacosoma bifascia Tutt 1900 = Malacosoma brunnea Tutt 1900 = Clisiocampa costipuncta Closs & Hannemann, 1917 = Malacosoma designata Aigner 1906 = Malacosoma divisa Lempke 1960 = Clisiocampa fasciata Closs & Hannemann, 1917 = Malacosoma fusca Lempke 1960 = Malacosoma halophila Stauder 1915 = Bombyx hilleri Standfuss, 1884 = Malacosoma intermedia Tutt 1900 = Malacosoma lineata Lempke 1960 = Malacosoma minor Tutt 1900 = Pahalaena neustria Linnaeus, 1761 = Malacosoma obsoleta Tutt 1900 = Malacosoma obsoleta Lempke 1960 = Malacosoma olivacea Cockayne 1951 = Malacosoma pallescens Lempke 1960 = Malacosoma pallida Tutt 1900 = Malacosoma rufo-virgata Tutt 1900 = Malacosoma semibrunnea Lempke 1960 = Malacosoma serena Bloch 1959 = Bombyx taraxacoides Bellier de la Chavignerie, 1851 = Malacosoma thomalae Gaede 1932 = Malacosoma trifasciata Closs 1913 = Malacosoma unicolor Tutt 1900 = Bombyx venata Standfuss, 1884 = Malacosoma virgata Tutt 1900.

Ground Lackey

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:6280

Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic.

Russia regions

#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; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #19. Sredneobsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #26. Predbaikalsky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #40. Primorsky.

Wingspan

28—36 mm.

Primary colors

Yellow, Brown/Gray/Black.

Flight time

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

Самка  (Malacosoma castrensis)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan: 28-36 mm. Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.
  • Самец: передние крылья светло-желтые, с двумя темными поперечными полосками. Самка: передние крылья красно-бурые, с двумя бледно-желтыми поперечными полосками. Задние крылья и у самцов, и у самок красновато-серо-бурые, с нечеткой перевязью, бахромка в пятнах. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia and 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, East Caucasus, Gorno-Altaisk, the European North-East, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, Transbaikalia, Western Caucasus, Krasnoyarsk, Lower Volga, Prealtay, of Baikal, Pribaikalskiy,Seaside, Mid-Volzhsky, Mid-Ural, Sredneobskaya, South West Siberian, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Andorra, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica, Latvia Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Netherlands, Norway (mainland), Poland,Portugal (mainland), Russia, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • Kazakhstan Personal communication. Alexander Belousov.
  • Ареал: почти вся Европа и Сибирь, Малая и Средняя Азия. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • Лёт: июль—август. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • Весна. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Ribes rubrum, Fragaria, Filipendula vulgaris, Rubus idaeus, Potentilla, Trifolium medium, Geranium, Artemisia vulgaris, Achillea millefolium, Centaurea jacea, Hieracium pilosella, Euphorbia. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Молочай, журавельник, вереск. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Larva

  • У гусениц молочайного шелкопряда белая срединная полоса на спине, две оранжево-желтые линии тоже на спине, а также тонкие желтые полоски по бокам тела. Бока сине-серые, а брюшко серое. Дыхальца черные. В молодости личинки Malacosoma castrensis живут группами в общем паутинном гнезде, позже — поодиночке. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Pupa

  • Куколка темно-бурая, в беловатом коконе, который покрывается желтоватой пыльцой. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Egg

  • Яйца откладываются кольцами, на стеблях травянистых растений. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Overwintering stage

  • Зимует яйцо. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Malacosoma castrensis

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Vitaly Gumenuk.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov, Alexander Belousov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

Comments

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07.07.2015 16:59, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Wingspan: No formalized data → 28—36 mm.

13.06.2013 22:45, Peter Khramov

It will be necessary to treat. But in general the most appropriate search always autosubstitution (ie, when there is a request to the line, but the "Search" button does not click).

13.06.2013 22:28, Shamil Murtazin

Search for "Malacosoma castrense" issues:
Malacosoma castrense kirghisicum
Malacosoma castrense thomalae
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