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Micropterix calthella (Linnaeus, 1761)

Самец и самка  (Micropterix calthella)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Micropterigoidea family Micropterigidae genus Micropterix → species Micropterix calthella

Species name(s)

Micropterix calthella (Linnaeus, 1761) = Micropteryx silesiaca Toll, 1942 = Tinea urticella Costa, 1834.

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:6329

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; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky.

Primary colors

Yellow, Brown/Gray/Black.

Имаго  (Micropterix calthella)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • The wingspan of 8 mm. The anterior wings are greenish-gold, dark purple at the base, rear fenders golden brown. Head yellow hairs. [11]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, the Soviet Union - the European part, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia , Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: European North-East, North-Western European, Central European, European southern taiga, Kaliningrad, Karelia, Kola, Lower Volga, Mid-Volzhsky. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Denmark (mainland), Ireland, Italy (mainland), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway (mainland), Channel Islands, Poland, Russia, Romania, Northern Ireland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine,Finland, France (mainland), Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • Spring. [11]. Peter Khramov.

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Nikolai Vladimirov, Tom Tams.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

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