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Phyllodesma tremulifolia (Hubner, 1810)

Самец  (Phyllodesma tremulifolia)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Lasiocampoidea family Lasiocampidae subfamily Pinarinae tribe Gastropachini genus Phyllodesma subgenus Phyllodesma → species Phyllodesma tremulifolia

Species name(s)

Phyllodesma (Phyllodesma) tremulifolia (Hubner, 1810) = Epicnaptera tremulifolia = Phyllodesma tremulifolium (Hubner, [1810]) = ilicifolia Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 = betulifolia Ochsenheimer, 1810 = rubicunda Schawerda, 1914 = fasciata Lenz, 1925 = obsoleta Lenz, 1925 = grisescens Lenz, 1927 = lutescens Closs, 1932 = Gastropacha betulifolia Ochsenheimer, 1810 = Epicnaptera lutescens Closs, 1915 = Epicnaptera obsoleta Lenz, 1925 = Phyllodesma perambigua De Lajonquière 1963 = Phyllodesma pseudambigua De Lajonquière 1963 = Epicnaptera rubicunda Schawerda, 1914 = Epicnaptera puengeleri Schawerda, 1914 = Epicnaptera fasciata Lenz, 1925 = Epicnaptera flavescens Lenz, 1925 = Epicnaptera grisescens Lenz, 1927 = Epicnaptera fulvescens Klemensiewicz, 1912 = Epicnaptera grisea Hoffmann & Closs, 1915.


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky*; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky*; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky.

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

Primary colors

Red, Brown/Gray/Black.

Flight time

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

Самка  (Phyllodesma tremulifolia)

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Epicnaptera tremulifolia. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Крылья зазубрены, бахромка вся в белых и бурых пятная. Окрас крыльев — буро-красный, задние крылья с темной поперечной линией. Phyllodesma tremulifolia внешне похож на Phyllodesma ilicifolia, отличия состоят в отсутствии у рассматриваемого вида серого оттенка в окраске крыльев и серо-белого пятна в середине передних крыльев. [85]. Peter Khramov.


  • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Spain, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part of Turkey - European part of France, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, the Kaliningrad (?), Lower Volga, Mid-Volzhsky, Mid-Ural (?), South-West-Siberian, South Ural . [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Germany, Greece (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Luxembourg, Macedonia, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal (mainland), Russia, Romania, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic,Switzerland, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • Ареал — Средняя Европа. Средняя полоса и южная часть России. Кавказ и Средняя Азия. [85]. Peter Khramov.


  • Апрель, май. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • Активна до осени. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Quercus, Betula, Populus, Fraxinus, Sorbus, Salix, Prunus, Vaccinium. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Береза, тополь, дуб. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Larva

  • Гусеница красноватая либо желто-серая, низ ржаво-желтый с рядом бурых пятен и поперечных черт. [85]. Peter Khramov.


  • Куколка черно-бурая, в желтоватом коконе. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Overwintering stage

  • Куколка. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Phyllodesma tremulifolia


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Andrey Ponomarev.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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