Create an Account E-mail: Password: Recover password

Authors Contacts Get involved Русская версия


Brahmaea christophi Staudinger, 1879


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Bombycoidea family Brahmaeidae genus Brahmaea → species Brahmaea christophi

Species name(s)

Brahmaea christophi Staudinger, 1879.


Zoogeographical regions



110—125 mm.

Primary colors

Brown/Gray/Black, White.

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

Over-wintering stage


Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Размах крыльев — от 110 до 125 мм. [259]. Peter Khramov.


  • Влажные леса Талыша. [259]. Peter Khramov.


  • Май, а в предгорьях и горах — июнь. [259]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Реликтовый (возраст более 30 миллионов лет) эндемичный вид. В Красной Книге СССР и Азербайджана. [259]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • Июнь. [259]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Листья местного вида ясеня. [259]. Peter Khramov.


  • Окукливание в почве. [259]. Peter Khramov.

Overwintering stage

  • Куколка [259]. Peter Khramov.


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



Note: you should have a account to upload new topics and comments. Please, create an account or log in to add comments

26.02.2016 0:48, Peter Khramov

None foty no? Painfully encyclopedic view, it is necessary to illustrate.

26.02.2016 0:00, Peter Khramov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Palaearctic. Wingspan: No formalized data → 110—125 mm. Flight time: No formalized data → , . Caterpillar lifespan: No formalized data → . Over-wintering stage: No formalized data → Pupa.

* Our website is multilingual. Some comments have been translated from other languages. international entomological community. Terms of use and publishing policy.

Project editor in chief and administrator: Peter Khramov.

Curators: Konstantin Efetov, Vasiliy Feoktistov, Svyatoslav Knyazev, Evgeny Komarov, Stan Korb, Alexander Zhakov.

Moderators: Vasiliy Feoktistov, Evgeny Komarov, Dmitriy Pozhogin, Alexandr Zhakov.

Thanks to all authors, who publish materials on the website.

© Insects catalog, 2007—2019.

Species catalog enables to sort by characteristics such as expansion, flight time, etc..

Photos of representatives Insecta.

Detailed insects classification with references list.

Few themed publications and a living blog.