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Malacosoma franconica (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775)

Самка  (Malacosoma franconica)

Taxonomy

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

Species name(s)

Malacosoma (Malacosoma) franconica (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775) = Malacosoma franconicum ([Denis & Schiffermuller], 1775) = Bombyx franconica Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 = dorycnii (Millière, 1864) = panormitana Turati, 1909 = calabricum Stauder, 1921 = Malacosoma joannisi Viette, 1965 = Phalaena (Bombyx) franconica = Malacosoma franconicum franconicum = Malacosoma dorycnii Milliére 1863 = Malacosoma panormitana Turati 1909 = Malacosoma joannisi Viette 1965.

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Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic.

Russia regions

#11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky.

Primary colors

Brown/Gray/Black.

Flight time

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

Самец  (Malacosoma franconica)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Прозрачные крылья, у самцов — темно-бурые с бледной поперечной полоской на передних крыльях, у самок — ржаво-бурые, без полосок. Бахромка желтоватая, с темными пятнами. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Greece, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, the USSR - the European part of France, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, Western Caucasus, Lower Volga, Southern Urals. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Bulgaria, Germany, Greece (mainland), Dodecanese Islands, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica, Macedonia, Poland, Portugal (mainland), Russia, Sardinia, Sicily, Ukraine, France (mainland) Switzerland ?. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • Ареал: Южная и Средняя Европа и Россия, Кавказ, Малая Азия. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • Лёт с июля по август. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Artemisia, Achillea, Plantago, Rumex, Sulla. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Подорожник, пырей ползучий, щавель и другие травы. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Larva

  • Гусеница Malacosoma franconica сине-черная, низ белый с черными пятнами, на спине — светло-бурая полоса, кроме того имеются красно-желтые и голубая продольные линии, а также красно-желтые волоски по телу. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Pupa

  • Куколка пырейного шелкопряда темно-бурая, с беловатым коконом, который покрыт желтоватою пыльцою. Лежит под камнями. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Malacosoma franconica

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Paolo Mazzei.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

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