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Atolmis rubricollis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Имаго  (Atolmis rubricollis)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Erebidae subfamily Arctiinae tribe Lithosiini subtribe Lithosiina genus Atolmis → species Atolmis rubricollis

Species name(s)

Atolmis rubricollis (Linnaeus, 1758) = Phalaena rubricollis Linnaeus, 1758.

Red-necked Footman


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #6. Evropeisky Severo-Vostochny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #19. Sredneobsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #25. Tuvinsky; #26. Predbaikalsky*; #27. Pribaikalsky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #38. Sakhalin; #40. Primorsky*.

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

Forewing length

15—17 mm.

Primary colors

Orange, Brown/Gray/Black.

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


Имаго  (Atolmis rubricollis)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Length of front wing to lishaynits large - up to 1.7 cm. In addition, other lishaynits krasnosheynaya different dark color and orange-yellow tip of the abdomen, as well as a ring around the neck of the same color. [5]. Peter Khramov.


  • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, 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: the Volga-Don, Gorno-Altaisk, the European North-East, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central, Trans-Baikal, Kaliningrad, Krasnoyarsk, Nizhny-Amur, Prealtay, of Baikal (?) Pribaikalskiy, Seaside ( ?), Sakhalin, Mid-Volzhsky, Sredneobskaya, Tuva, South West Siberian, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Denmark (mainland), Ireland, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Moldova, Netherlands Norway (mainland), the Channel Islands, Poland, Russia, Romania,Northern Ireland, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • The area - the whole of Europe, in the north - to 62 ° N. w. [5]. Peter Khramov.


  • One generation - since the beginning of May to July. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Atolmis rubricollis found in deciduous, mixed forests, water meadows and forest edges. Active in times during twilight. For a species characterized by very strong fluctuations in numbers. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • From August to September. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Lichen, Parmelia. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Lichens. [5]. Peter Khramov.


  • Dolly in the gray-brown cocoon lies on the ground, often beneath the moss. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Overwintering stage

  • Pupa. [5]. Peter Khramov.


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Vitaly Gumenuk, Vladimir Bryukhov.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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15.06.2014 14:01, Vladimir Bryukhov

You can add a # 7 regions of Russia in the spread.

30.01.2014 22:12, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Over-wintering stage: No formalized data → Pupa.

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