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Catocala diversa (Geyer, 1828)

Имаго  (Catocala diversa)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Erebidae subfamily Erebinae tribe Catocalini subtribe Catocalina genus Catocala → species Catocala diversa

Species name(s)

Catocala diversa (Geyer, 1828) = Noctua diversa Geyer, [1826] = Catocala callinympha Duponchel, [1842].


Zoogeographical regions


Primary colors

Yellow, 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

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Передние крылья светло-серого окраса, с черными поперечными линиями, образующими маленькую букву W. Волнистая линия нечеткая, светлая, почковидное пятно также светлое, вниз от него располагается срединное пятно, окаймленное черным. Задние крылья желтые, с узкой и черной срединной перевязью, не достигающей внутреннего краю. Перевязь у внешнего края крыла черная, со светлым угловатым пятном. [85]. Peter Khramov.


  • Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Hungary, Greece, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Romania, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part of France, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Greece (mainland), Dodecanese Islands, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Cyprus, Corsica, Crete, Macedonia, Moldova, Romania, Russia, North Aegean Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, France (mainland), Croatia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • Ареал — юг Европы и России, Закавказье и Малая Азия. [85]. Peter Khramov.


  • Время лёта — август. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • Живет гусеница в мае. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Дуб. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Larva

  • Для Catocala diversa характерна красно-бурая гусеница с желтой спинной и черной боковой линиями. В отличие от многих других видов рода Catocala, у личинок C. diversa нет какого-либо вздутия или «шишки» на восьмом кольце. [85]. Peter Khramov.


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photo: Sergey Didenko.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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