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Laspeyria flexula (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775)

Имаго  (Laspeyria flexula)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Erebidae subfamily Aventiinae genus Laspeyria → species Laspeyria flexula

Species name(s)

Laspeyria flexula (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775) = Bombyx flexula Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775.

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:6746

Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic.

Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #3. Karelsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #19. Sredneobsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #38. Sakhalin; #40. Primorsky.

Forewing length

13—14 mm.

Primary colors

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

Larva.

Имаго  (Laspeyria flexula)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • The front wing - 1.4 cm. Very sharp, elongated top and cross almost straight line (only one rear wing). [5]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, the Soviet Union - the European part of Turkey - European part of Finland, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, Gorno-Altaisk, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, the Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Karelia, Nizhne-Amur, Lower Volga, Prealtay, Seaside , Sakhalin, Amur Medium, Medium-Volzhsky,Sredneobskaya, South West Siberian, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania , Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway (mainland)Channel Islands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, Finland, Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • The area - a fair Europe, disjunctive, at altitudes up to 1,500 meters. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • Serpokrylov scoop flies from July to the end of August to the adult stage. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Habitats: coniferous and rarely mixed forests (if they are mixed with conifers). [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • Live from August to early June next year (wintering) in the caterpillar stage. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Laspeyria flexula has expressed food specialization, eating coniferous trees growing on lichens. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Overwintering stage

  • Caterpillar. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Vlad Proklov, Irina Nikulina.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

Comments

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30.01.2014 22:07, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Over-wintering stage: No formalized data → Larva.

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